Tai Chi Books

Tai Chi, also known as Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan, is a traditional Chinese martial art and mind-body practice that has been passed down through generations for centuries. Rooted in Taoist philosophy and Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi is renowned for its graceful movements, flowing sequences, and profound health benefits.

The history of Tai Chi can be traced back to ancient China, where it was developed as a form of martial arts training and spiritual cultivation. Legend has it that Tai Chi was created by Zhang Sanfeng, a Taoist monk who drew inspiration from the natural movements of animals and the principles of Yin and Yang, symbolizing the complementary forces of nature.

Over the centuries, Tai Chi evolved and diversified, with various styles and lineages emerging based on different interpretations of its principles and techniques. One of the most famous styles of Tai Chi is the Yang style, developed by Yang Luchan in the 19th century, known for its slow, flowing movements and emphasis on relaxation and balance.

Another prominent style is the Chen style, which traces its origins back to the Chen village in Henan province. Chen style Tai Chi is characterized by its combination of slow, graceful movements with explosive bursts of energy, challenging practitioners to develop strength, flexibility, and internal power.

In addition to the Yang and Chen styles, there are several other styles of Tai Chi, each with its own unique characteristics and emphasis. These include the Wu, Sun, and Hao styles, as well as various modern adaptations and hybrid forms developed for health, fitness, and therapeutic purposes.

In the 20th century, Tai Chi gained popularity worldwide as a holistic system of exercise and meditation, renowned for its numerous health benefits and gentle, low-impact movements. Scientific studies have shown that regular practice of Tai Chi can improve balance, flexibility, cardiovascular health, and mental well-being, making it suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Today, Tai Chi is practiced and taught in countries around the world, with millions of people incorporating it into their daily lives as a form of exercise, stress relief, and personal development. Tai Chi classes, workshops, and retreats offer practitioners the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the art and experience its transformative effects on mind, body, and spirit.

Our store offers a curated selection of instructional books on Tai Chi that cover a wide range of topics, including technique breakdowns, forms practice, philosophy, and history. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced practitioner seeking to deepen your practice, our books provide invaluable insights and practical guidance to help you embark on your own journey of Tai Chi discovery and mastery.

Qigong Grand Circulation For Spiritual Enlightenment (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming

Qigong Grand Circulation For Spiritual Enlightenment (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming

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The Root of Chinese Qigong (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (3rd Edition)

The Root of Chinese Qigong (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (3rd Edition)

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Qigong Secret of Youth (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (3rd Edition)

Qigong Secret of Youth (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (3rd Edition)

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Qigong Meditation: Small Circulation (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (2nd Edition)

Qigong Meditation: Small Circulation (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (2nd Edition)

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Qigong Meditation: Embryonic Breathing (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (2nd Edition)

Qigong Meditation: Embryonic Breathing (Qigong Foundation) Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (2nd Edition)

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Chinese Acupuncture Medicine Book 2 The Meridian Pathway System by Robert Tsay (Preowned)

Chinese Acupuncture Medicine Book 2 The Meridian Pathway System by Robert Tsay (Preowned)

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The Healing Art of Qi Gong: Ancient Wisdom from a Modern Master Book by Hong Liu (Preowned)

The Healing Art of Qi Gong: Ancient Wisdom from a Modern Master Book by Hong Liu (Preowned)

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Wu StyleTaijiquan Book by Wang Peisheng (Preowned)

Wu StyleTaijiquan Book by Wang Peisheng (Preowned)

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Total Chi Fitness Stretching Exercise for Energy Boost, Ultimate Fitness and Health Book by William Lee (Preowned)

Total Chi Fitness Stretching Exercise for Energy Boost, Ultimate Fitness and Health Book by William Lee (Preowned)

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Tai Chi Chuan & Meditation Book by Da Liu

Tai Chi Chuan & Meditation Book by Da Liu

Prezzo di listino $13.88 USD
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Divine Soul Songs: Sacred Practical Treasures to Heal, Rejuvenate, and Transform You, Humanity, Mother Earth, and All Universes Book & CD by Zhi Gang Sha (Preowned)

Divine Soul Songs: Sacred Practical Treasures to Heal, Rejuvenate, and Transform You, Humanity, Mother Earth, and All Universes Book & CD by Zhi Gang Sha (Preowned)

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Taijiquan: A Manual for Beginners (Revised Edition) Book by Harvey Lem (SIGNED)(Preowned)

Taijiquan: A Manual for Beginners (Revised Edition) Book by Harvey Lem (SIGNED)(Preowned)

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Diary of the Way: Three Paths to Enlightenment Book by Ira Lerner (Preowned)

Diary of the Way: Three Paths to Enlightenment Book by Ira Lerner (Preowned)

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Tai Chi Chih Joy Through Movement CD by Justin Stone (Preowned)

Tai Chi Chih Joy Through Movement CD by Justin Stone (Preowned)

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Primordial Pugilism Tai Chi Chuan Book by Tseng Ju-Pai (Hardcover) (Preowned)

Primordial Pugilism Tai Chi Chuan Book by Tseng Ju-Pai (Hardcover) (Preowned)

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Tai Chi Tao Book by Cai Long (Preowned)

Tai Chi Tao Book by Cai Long (Preowned)

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Master Cheng's Thirteen Chapters on Tai Chi Chuan Book by Cheng Man-Ching (Preowned)

Master Cheng's Thirteen Chapters on Tai Chi Chuan Book by Cheng Man-Ching (Preowned)

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Illustrations of Thirteen Tai-Chi Sword Book by Li Zhen (Preowned)

Illustrations of Thirteen Tai-Chi Sword Book by Li Zhen (Preowned)

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Muscle/Tendon Changing and Marrow/Brain Washing Chi Kung: The Secret of Youth Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (Preowned)

Muscle/Tendon Changing and Marrow/Brain Washing Chi Kung: The Secret of Youth Book by Dr Yang, Jwing-Ming (Preowned)

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Chi Kung the Art of Mastering the Unseen Life Force Book by Lily Siou (Hardcover) (Preowned)

Chi Kung the Art of Mastering the Unseen Life Force Book by Lily Siou (Hardcover) (Preowned)

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