Synopsis by Linda J. Shriver
This video takes the mystery out of the Asian art form of tai chi. Instructor Bill Douglas takes the viewer through the explanation of tai chi and Qigong. He gives an introduction to sitting and moving Qigong. Instruction is given in tai chi warm-ups. Decreasing stress and gaining more flexibility are the anticipated results of the soft actions and mild body positions. The focus required in tai chi will increase the viewer's mental resourcefulness. No specialized equipment is required. The instruction takes place in a peaceful park and a studio, indicating that this art form can be done anywhere.
martial-arts, meditation, qigong, self-defense, T'ai-Chi