Dr. Chen's Tai Chi for Beginners Level II (65 minutes)
A Revolutionary Gentle Workout Focusing on Cultivating Root of Life and Human Body Functions
Ten Big NOs: Who designed this exercise? What is special in this video? What are the short-term and long-term benefits can I get from it? When should I practice it? Contents
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NO learning curves!
NO time to waste,even a single minute!
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NO memory needed!
NO big space needed!
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This exercise was concisely designed by David Chen, Ph.D. in Exercise Science. Dr. Chen received his bachelor and master degrees in physical education from Beijing Institute of Physical Education, and his doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. Chen has been studying and working on teaching and teacher education in Eastern and Western exercise and fitness fields for over 20 years. Thousands of students have benefited from his instructions. Dr. Chen fully understands the difficulties and frustrations that Western students have had in learning Eastern exercise styles like Tai Chi and Qigong systerms. To help more Western people who are interested in Chinese style exercises fully enjoy the beauty and benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong practice IMMEDIATELY, Dr. Chen has been developing viewer-friendly, easy, safe, enjoyable and effective exercise routines for various populations. All of these exercise routines were carefully designed by following safety rules, professional teaching guidelines, human learning characteristics, and principles in traditional Chinese medicine and modern exercise science. These exercises also reflect the harmony of the combination of Eastern and Western exercise philosophies and techniques.
This video is the second level for beginners, designed for beginners who want to continue to learn more forms, and at same time maintain a gentle, safe and effective daily workout routine. All the demonstrations by Dr. Chen are mirrored so that learners can follow him and go through the whole routine without trouble. The whole set of movements are well balanced between left and right so learners can get even development of their fitness. Each individual form demonstration is repeated 3 times so that learners’ memory can be reinforced and learners receive quick learning result. The last part is 18-minute workout routine with breathing cues by combining multiple learned sets so that learners can have a complete body-mind workout after learning those basic forms. This video is designed for home practice and does not require much space (about 4 x 4 square feet). Plus, this DVD has a menu system, so learner can have the convenience and freedom to select or skip any part at their will.
1. Enhanced body-mind harmony.
2. Obtained coordination between breathing and movements.
3. Improved flexibility around whole body.
4. Improved joint health.
5. Improved internal energy level.
6. Improved posture.
7. Reduced back pain.
8. Reduced daily stress.
9. Reduced hypertension
10. Improved cardio-respiratory system capacity and function.
11. Improved muscle strength and endurance.
12. Improved serenity, emotion, and attitude.
13. Improved balance and coordination of body movements.
14. Improved micro-circulation conditions in extremities.
15. Improved capability to take in more oxygan through breathing.
16. Possible improvement of human body immune system.
17. Built foundation for learning advanced Tai Chi forms.
It is recommended that you practice it in the morning to best prepare yourself physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually for your daily activity. It is certainly good to practice this exercise at anytime during the day.
1. warm-up. 2. complete set of 35 forms demo. 3. individual forms demo. 4. 18 minutes non-stop workout set.
Form 1: Turn the Universe (Left)
Form 2: White Crane Spreads Wings (Left)
Form 3: Brush Knee and Push Hand (Right)
Form 4: White Snake Extends Tongue (Left)
Form 5: Lean against Mountain (Right)
Form 6: Front Punch (Right)
Form 7: Cross Fists (Left)
Form 8: Uphold the Sky
Form 9: Down Press the Earth
Form 10: Side Push with Two Arms
Form 11: Punch the Tiger (Right)
Form 12: White Ape Contribute Peach (Left)
Form 13: Needle at Sea Bottom (Right)
Form 14: Fan through Back (Right)
Form 15: Support Sky with Single Leg Standing (Right)
Form 16: Push and Kick (Right)
Form 17: Push and Kick (Left)
Form 18: Turn the Universe (Right)
Form 19: White Crane Spreads Wings (Right)
Form 20: Brush Knee and Push Hand (Left)
Form 21: White Snake Extends Tongue (Right)
Form 22: Lean against Mountain (Left)
Form 23: Front Punch (Left)
Form 24: Cross Fists (Right)
Form 25: Uphold the Sky
Form 26: Down Press the Earth
Form 27: Side Push with Two Arms
Form 28: Punch the Tiger (Left)
Form 29: White Ape Contribute Peach (Right)
Form 30: Needle at Sea Bottom (Left)
Form 31: Fan through Back (Left)
Form 32: Support Sky with Single Leg Standing (Left)
Form 33: Push and Kick (Left)
Form 34: Push and Kick (Right)
Form 35: Closing Posture.
Ten Big NOs:
Who designed this exercise?
What is special in this video?
What are the short-term and long-term benefits can I get from it?
When should I practice it?
Need a meaningful gift for yourself, your spouse, your senior parents or friends? This is the one of the best choices, because it comes from the best trusted source and shows that you really care about your or their health and wellbeing.