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Qigong basics / Ellae Elinwood, Paul Eng.

By: Elinwood, Ellae [author.].
Contributor(s): Eng, Paul [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Publishing, [2004]Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0804847584; 9780804847582.Other title: Basic poses and routines you need to be healthy and relaxed [Subtitle on cover:] | Qi gong basics.Subject(s): Qi gong | Qi gongDDC classification: 613.71489 Summary: "Qigong Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient Chinese discipline in a clear and easy-to-understand manner. Related to tai chi, this practice engages the mind and body, while helping to strengthen muscles, find balance, and reduce stress."--Amazon.com.
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Qigong, a holistic approach to health and wellness, focuses on gentle movement, breathing, and meditation.

Qigong Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient Chinese discipline in a clear and easy-to-understand manner. Related to tai chi, this practice engages the mind and body, while helping to strengthen muscles, find balance, and reduce stress.

This introductory book contains the following vital information: The origins of Qigong--its philosophy, history, and different styles How to find a teacher and a class that are right for you Getting ready for your first class--what happens in a Qigong class? The essential elements--breathing, stances, grounding and expansions How to complement your Qigong training with meditation and qi exercises Powerful ways to promote health and well-being through specific sequences Resources to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of Qigong Whether you're just getting started, or you've already been training for a year or two, Qigong Basics offers an easy to read, yet comprehensive introduction to the sport.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [182]-186).

"Qigong Basics teaches you all the fundamentals of this ancient Chinese discipline in a clear and easy-to-understand manner. Related to tai chi, this practice engages the mind and body, while helping to strengthen muscles, find balance, and reduce stress."--Amazon.com.