The Tai Chi Space

Author: Paul Cavel
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 9781904658986
Release Date: 2017-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

This pictorial guide with supporting text is the first of its kind, illuminating the fundamentals of the arts of tai chi and qi gong through metaphor and visuals that are easy to understand. Beginning students will learn basic principles in a simple format, while experienced stylists will discover nuances that shed light on the secrets of deep, internal, and energetic training that powers the well-documented health and healing benefits of the arts.

T ai Chi f r Dummies

Author: Therese Iknoian
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 352770485X
Release Date: 2008
Genre:

Ruhe, Gelassenheit, Ausgeglichenheit - Wer wünscht sich das nicht? Lassen Sie sich von Therese Iknoian die sanften Bewegungen und Meditationen von T'ai Chi zeigen und Sie werden merken, wie gut sie Ihnen tun. In zahlreichen Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen mit vielen Abbildungen lernen Sie die Grundübungen von T'ai Chi und Qigong kennen. Außerdem finden Sie in diesem Buch interessantes Hintergrundwissen über die fernöstliche Weisheit und Philosophie sowie jede Menge konkrete Tipps, wie Sie T'ai Chi in Ihren Alltag integrieren können.

Qigong for Multiple Sclerosis

Author: Nigel Mills
Publisher: Singing Dragon
ISBN: 9781848190191
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

The author provides a step-by-step guide, with photographs and clear text, to show how people with MS can improve their health and quality of life using Qigong. He explains how to use Qigong to improve balance and walking, and promote healthy breathing and relaxation.

Qigong

Author: Kenneth S. Cohen
Publisher: O.W. Barth eBook
ISBN: 9783426424629
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Qigong heißt wörtlich: „mit der Lebensenergie arbeiten“. Alle Übungen der bekannten chinesischen Bewegungspraxis haben die Stärkung der Lebenskraft zum Ziel. Sie dienen somit der generellen Gesunderhaltung und Kräftigung, der Vorbeugung und Behandlung von Krankheiten und nicht zuletzt der psychischen Stabilisierung und spirituellen Entwicklung. Der Qigong-Meister Kenneth Cohen erklärt in diesem international als Grundlagenwerk anerkannten Klassiker nicht nur die Übungspraxis und die philosophischen Grundlagen, sondern er widmet sich auch eingehend dem Verständnis der Heilfunktionen. Dabei berücksichtigt er vor allem auch den westlichen Zugang aus naturwissenschaftlicher, bioenergetischer und medizinischer Sicht. Aus den detaillierten Anleitungen zu den Zyklen „Die acht Brokate“ oder „Das Spiel der fünf Tiere“ sowie mit Hilfe der wirksamen Atem- und Entspannungsübungen kann sich jeder ein individuelles Übungsprogramm zusammenstellen und Qigong erfolgreich in den Alltag integrieren

Answers to Common Tai Chi and Qigong Questions

Author: William Ting
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781465310095
Release Date: 2011-12-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

WHATS INSIDE Written in a Question and Answer format, this book is intended to share a Masters secrets to performing high level Tai Chi and Qigong. Based on queries which came into his website for the past 15 years, as well as questions from his own classes and experience, Master William Ting has penned the perfect primer for Tai Chi and Qigong students. Ranging from deceptively simple topics to extremely complex subjects, Master Ting has created a manual for students of all styles, forms and experience. Relying heavily on Basic Principles, good posture and internal awareness, this book is an extraordinary accounting of common Tai Chi and Qigong questions and answers for practitioners of every level.

Atem und Bewegung

Author: Norbert Faller
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783211094570
Release Date: 2009-11-18
Genre: Medical

Die Arbeit mit Atem und Bewegung kann die Gesundheit und die Entwicklung des Menschen fördern, die Behandlung von Störungen und Erkrankungen unterstützend begleiten. Der Autor erläutert zunächst die wichtigsten theoretischen Grundlagen der Arbeit mit Atem und Bewegung sowie spezielle Anwendungsbereiche wie etwa Rückenbeschwerden, Stress oder Atemerkrankungen. Im Praxis-Teil des Buchs werden 111 Übungen, ihr Ablauf und ihre Wirkung beschrieben. Die 2. Auflage enthält eine größere Auswahl an Übungen und ist noch übersichtlicher gestaltet.

Geek in China

Author: Matthew B. Christensen
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462918362
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Genre: Travel

For every fan of kung fu, steamed dumplings, Confucius and giant skyscrapers, A Geek in China is a hip, smart and concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. Packed with photographs and short articles on all aspects of Chinese culture, past and present, A Geek in China introduces readers to everything from Taoism and Confucianism to pop music and China's new middle class. A mix of traditional culture, such as highlights of Chinese history, great historical and mythological figures, traditional medicine, how the Chinese language works, real Chinese food, martial arts, and how the Chinese Communist Party works, is complimented with information on what makes China unique today. Chapters discuss why China is so crowded, what it's like to work in an office, internet and cell phone culture, dating and marriage practices, top popular movies and movie stars, the contemporary art scene, China's amazing new architecture and infrastructure, and popular holidays. It also contains chapters on what makes the Chinese tick, such as the importance of harmony in society, the practice of humility, and the importance of hierarchy. For visitors to the country, the author includes sections on what to see, both common cultural sites and off-the-beaten-track sites, and how to get around in China. Sections on visiting Hong Kong and Taiwan are also included. This China travel guide is a unique guide to the world's most populous and longest continuous culture. Readers will learn essential information about China's past and present to be able to understand the many references to history, politics, and pop culture that come up in everyday conversation and in the media.

Climbing the Stairway to Heaven A Year of Living Ecstatically

Author: Martin Avery
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9780557553082
Release Date: 2010-08-29
Genre:

Four short novels that go together the way short steps can make a stairway to heaven, describing a year of living vibrationally, which lead to a lot of ecstasy. It was not a year of living Biblically, it was a year of living ecstatically.

Being at Home in the Universe

Author: Richard Bellingham
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781475980363
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

T. S. Elliot wrote: “At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh not fleshless; Neither from not towards; at the still point , there the dance is, Except for the point, the still point. There would be no dance, and there is only the dance.” This book talks about the still point in an entirely new way by framing it as our internal home. It also provides a path to “coming home” based on extensive research and personal experience. If you are interested in the dance of spiritual transformation, this is a must read. –Barry Cohen, Ph.D. Dr. Bellingham enlightens the reader by sharing his personal life experiences in an extraordinarily meaningful context. He bridges the divide between eastern and western thought to form one fully human message. He has the rare ability to satisfy and integrate our intellectual curiosity with our search for spiritual fulfillment. –Bill O’Brien, Ph.D. Having known the author for over 40 years, and witnessing many aspects of his spiritual journey, I highly recommend this book for anyone who continues to strive to find his inner self, or to be HOME. My own quest for SERENITY has been enriched by reading this book, and by witnessing Dr. Bellingham’s life-long desire to find inner peace. We can indeed “transform our lives from a mindless drill to a mindful dance” with enough work, desire and by digesting the thoughts expressed in this wonderful accounting of the author’s life and experiences. –Ronald Irwin M.D. This is coming-to-wisdom story with hope for us all. This tale is all personal, with regular bits of carefully crafted ways to grasp the most elusive thoughts of the world’s greatest teachers and soul guides. Read it. Smile at the disarming honesty. And be heartened. For he’s showing how wisdom can flourish more widely than ever in America. -Artie Egendorf, Ph. D. Author of “Healing from the War” and originator of Super Integral Synergy (http://sismoves.com) By openly and honestly illuminating his experience and journey over 40 years, Dr. Bellingham shines a bright light on our own unique paths. He knows the territory with all its hills and valleys. With this book we, who are researchers, can be assured we are home already. To me, being fully present with a deep sense of love for all things is the key message. We are not separate. –Mary Alice Fox

Breathing Spaces

Author: Nancy N. Chen
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231502214
Release Date: 2003-06-04
Genre: Social Science

The charismatic form of healing called qigong, based on meditative breathing exercises, has achieved enormous popularity in China during the last two decades. Qigong served a critical social organizational function, as practitioners formed new informal networks, sometimes on an international scale, at a time when China was shifting from state-subsidized medical care to for-profit market medicine. The emergence of new psychological states deemed to be deviant led the Chinese state to "medicalize" certain forms while championing scientific versions of qigong. By contrast, qigong continues to be promoted outside China as a traditional healing practice. Breathing Spaces brings to life the narratives of numerous practitioners, healers, psychiatric patients, doctors, and bureaucrats, revealing the varied and often dramatic ways they cope with market reform and social changes in China.

Lohan Gong

Author: Richard Fiereder
Publisher:
ISBN: 3855029431
Release Date: 2003
Genre:


Bud

Author: Morihei Ueshiba
Publisher:
ISBN: 3921508576
Release Date: 1997
Genre:


Zen Geist Anf nger Geist

Author: Shunryu Suzuki
Publisher: Theseus Verlag
ISBN: 9783899019353
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Religion

Was wir "Ich" nennen, ist nur eine Schwingtür, die sich bewegt, wenn wir einatmen und ausatmen. Shunryu Suzuki Zen-Geist Anfänger-Geist", der moderne Klassiker des Zen von Shunryu Suzuki, vermittelt die Essenz des Zen und die Grundlagen der Zenpraxis. Die Frage nach dem eigenen Geist oder Sein ist "Zen-Geist". Und mit der Suche nach dem eigenen Geist beginnt die Zen-Praxis, der "Anfänger-Geist". Shunryu Suzuki, einer der bedeutendsten Zen-Meister des 20. Jahrhunderts, lehrt die zentrale Botschaft des Zen: jeden Augenblick offen und neu zu erleben, frei von Gewohnheiten und Vorstellungen.

Complete Tai Chi

Author: Alfred Huang
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462903467
Release Date: 2011-12-20
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Today people around the world are discovering the benefits of Tai-chi, an ancient Chinese system of exercise based on calm, graceful movements that condition the body from the inside out. With benefits like reduced stress and anxiety, plus improved flexibility and concentration, Tai-chi has become the ultimate form of exercise for relaxing and strengthening both body and spirit. Master Huang's Complete Tai-chi is the definitive introduction to the Condensed Form of Wu-style Tai-chi, a form that has gained enormous popularity as a healing exercise because it stresses the development of internal energy for self-healing. The 36 postures of this style are beautiful in their simplicity and completely safe, regardless of one's age or physical condition. Included in this book are a detailed guide to the 36 postures (with more than 250 illustrative photographs), a historical overview of Tai-chi, and translations of classic works by Tai-chi masters. The demands of Tai-chi are small, but the rewards are great. A few minutes each day and a bit of open space are all one needs to find a new path to youthfulness and longevity, and at the same time reach the peak of physical and emotional well-being.