T'ai Chi for Seniors

How to Gain Flexibility, Strength, and Inner Peace

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Book Details

Pages

216 Pages

Size

7 x 10

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

01/01/2004

ISBN

978-1-56414-697-7

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Sifu Philip Bonifonte

    Philip Bonifonte is a retired T'ai Chi and Qigong instructor and Doctor of Oriental Medicine with over 35 years of experience in these fields.

This book gives you all the information you need to undertake a safe, health-improving exercise regimen. These ancient Chinese exercises are fun and low impact and help to alleviate the pains of arthritis, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, and many other “senior” diseases. The book presents an overview of the practice of t’ai chi-from the principles of the movements to the history of the art itself. It discusses various positions and helps you understand what you can hope to accomplish. Plus, methods outlined in this guide can be performed standing or seated with no previous experience necessary, and taking into consideration limited range of movement. All exercises are presented in an easy-to-learn style, with true stories illustrating the benefits that other mature adults have gained from these practices. Whether you are just beginning t’ai chi or simply looking for a supplemental text to use out of class, this your guide.
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