The Chinese Art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan

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T’ai Chi is one of the finest ways of improving health and achieving deep tranquillity. This is a fully illustrated, complete introduction to the ancient Chinese martial art, written by the President of the International Taoist Society.

T’ai Chi Ch’uan, which literally means ‘The Supreme Ultimate’, has proved itself over and over again to be one of the finest ways of improving health and creating tranquillity throughout the entire nervous system, creating a deep peace of mind.

T’ai Chi consists of a system of body movements designed to promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual harmony. This straightforward, clearly designed guide introduces all the different aspects of the art, including:
· T’ai Chi Sword and T’ai Chi Dance
· 140 stances, with photographs and detailed instructions for each one
· T’ai Chi’s philosophical and historical context

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T'ai Chi Ch'uan, 'The Supreme Ultimate', is one of the ancient Chinese martial arts. It consists of a system of body movements designed to achieve physical, mental, emotional and spiritual harmony.

T'ai Chi Ch'uan has proved itself over and over again to be one of the finest ways of improving health and creating tranquillity throughout the entire nervous system, creating a deep peace of mind.

Chee Soo, President of the International Taoist Society, sets T'ai Chi Ch'uan in its philosophical and historical context, and introduces the different aspects of the art, including T'ai chi Sword and T'ai Chi Dance. All 140 stances of T'ai Chi form are illustrated with photographs and detailed instructions.

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T'ai Chi Ch'uan, which literally means "The Supreme Ultimate", has proved itself over and over again to be one of the finest ways of improving health and creating tranquillity throughout the entire nervous system, creating a deep peace of mind. T'ai Chi consists of a system of body movements designed to promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual harmony. This guide introduces all these different aspects of the art, including: T'ai Chi sword and T'ai Chi dance; 140 stances, with photographs and detailed instructions for each one; and T'ai Chi's philosophical and historical context.

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