Pocket Tai Chi for Beginners: Simple Steps to a Healthy Body & Mind
This book presents the 'Simplified Tai Chi' method created by China's Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports. Unlike traditional Tai Chi, which has over 80 complicated movement sequences or forms, Simplified Tai Chi has 24 short and easy-to-remember movement forms which provide all the health benefits but are far easier for ordinary people to learn and practice on a daily basis. This book provides everything you need step-by-step instructions and over 160 clear and simple illustrations.
Tai Chi is the fastest-growing martial art in the world today due to its physical, mental and spiritual benefits combining low-impact exercise, self-healing, meditation and a philosophy of life all in one.
Benefits of Tai Chi include:
- Reducing falls by improving flexibility and balance
- Relieving joint pain
- Reducing stress and anxiety
- Lower blood pressure
- Strengthened core, legs and upper body