The Resource The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong : illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas, (electronic resource)

The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong : illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas, (electronic resource)

Label
The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong : illustrated
Title
The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong
Title remainder
illustrated
Statement of responsibility
by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas
Title variation
  • Complete idiot's guide
  • T'ai chi and qigong illustrated
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
If you want to lower your stress levels, reduce your anxiety, and improve your overall well-being, you've come to the right place. By practicing T'ai Chi and QiGong, two ancient marital arts as relevant today as they were thousands of years ago - you can increase your flexibility, restore your balance, and enhance your body's natural healing powers. Full of easy-to-follow instructions and over 300 clear illustrations, this revised and updated guide gives you everything you need to know to reap the numerous healing benefits of T'ai Chi and QiGong. In it, you get : *A look at the history of T'ai Chi and QiGong and why these centuries-old arts are still significant today. *Insider information on getting started with T'ai Chi along with tips on making your experience more meaningful. *Easy sitting and moving QiGong exercises for young, old, and everyone in between. *Detailed directions for all 64 T'ai Chi postures, with details on weight shift, energy flow, and so much more. *A review of the various forms of T'ai Chi, including short, sword, and fan styles. *Simple suggestions for using T'ai Chi and QiGong to help treat illnesses and support a healthy lifestyle. *Nearly 150 web-support videos (in Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X compatible format) that provide 3 hours of instruction, explanation, and animation tutorials!
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N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Douglas, Bill
Dewey number
613.7/148
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
GV504
LC item number
.D68 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Douglas, Angela Wong
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tai chi
  • Qi gong
  • Breathing exercises
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Breathing exercises
  • Qi gong
  • Tai chi
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The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong : illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. T'ai Chi : relax into raw power -- pt. 2. Suiting up and setting out -- pt. 3. Starting down the QiGong path to T'ai Chi -- pt. 4. Learning a T'ai Chi long form -- pt. 5. T'ai Chi's buffet of short, sword, and fan styles -- pt. 6. Life applications
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ocn831679945
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unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 300 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781615642977
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations, photographs
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2CE8F72E-7FC2-465C-BD5C-74EBDDF8A768
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  • (Sirsi) o831679945
  • (OCoLC)831679945
Label
The complete idiot's guide to T'ai Chi and QiGong : illustrated, by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. T'ai Chi : relax into raw power -- pt. 2. Suiting up and setting out -- pt. 3. Starting down the QiGong path to T'ai Chi -- pt. 4. Learning a T'ai Chi long form -- pt. 5. T'ai Chi's buffet of short, sword, and fan styles -- pt. 6. Life applications
Control code
ocn831679945
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781615642977
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, photographs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2CE8F72E-7FC2-465C-BD5C-74EBDDF8A768
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o831679945
  • (OCoLC)831679945

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