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Title:
Qigong basics
Author:
Elinwood, Ellae.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Tuttle Publishing, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The history of qigong -- The philosophy of qigong -- Different forms of qigong -- Getting started -- Choosing the right form for you -- Choosing your teacher -- Finding the right class -- Your first session -- Learning the basics -- The art of the qigong stance -- Developing stability -- Breath practice -- Qigong meditation -- Awakening your mental powers -- Qigong sequences -- Shaolin si qigong -- Eight pieces of brocade -- T'ai chi ch'uan chi kung -- Deepening your practice -- Practice, finding your way to qigong -- Integrating qigong benefits -- Expanding your knowledge of qi -- Teaching qigong to others.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780804835855
Format :
Book

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Central Library RA781.8 .E43 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Along with an overview of Qigong, the book contains everything to get started--choosing the form, teacher, and class best suited to their needs. the book shows the elements of the style--breathing, stances, grounding, expansions, and meditation giving readers hands-on fitness training. Like all the other books in the Basics series, Qigong Basics offers a complete introduction and a manual readers can return to for years to come.


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