Tai Chi and Qi Gong Basics

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

This interesting video by experienced Tai Chi and Qi Gong instructor Matthew Cohen presents two very fundamental workouts. The content will appeal most to students interested in learning basic techniques. Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong have been practiced in China for centuries. Tai Chi involves a style of physical exercise designed to promote flexibility, correct posture, balance and limberness and Qi Gong involves practices that contribute to deeper breathing, vitality and mental clarity. Both of the two workouts presented in the video can be accomplished by people from beginning to more advanced skill levels. Music accompanies the workout sessions.

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Qi Gong: Meditation
13. Qi Gong: Meditation
March 22, 2011
Relax and unwind in this seated meditation.
Qi Gong: Standing Series: Horse, Empty, Hawk
12. Qi Gong: Standing Series: Horse, Empty, Hawk
March 22, 2011
Standing, grounding meditation series.
Qi Gong: Etheric Clearing
11. Qi Gong: Etheric Clearing
March 22, 2011
Relaxing energy clearing pose.
Qi Gong: Elephant Shakes His Trunk & Hand to Heart
10. Qi Gong: Elephant Shakes His Trunk & Hand to Heart
March 22, 2011
Fun variation on a forward fold and a heart-centering practice.
Qi Gong: Roll Back Tai Chi & Forward Folds
9. Qi Gong: Roll Back Tai Chi & Forward Folds
March 22, 2011
Tai chi movements and forward folds to release tension.
Qi Gong: Water Swings & Carrying Chi
8. Qi Gong: Water Swings & Carrying Chi
March 22, 2011
Detoxify with these twisting practice and find calmness with an energizing hand pose.
Qi Gong: Moon Circles & Single Leg Pulses
7. Qi Gong: Moon Circles & Single Leg Pulses
March 22, 2011
Start to bring energy with these arm and leg movements.
Qi Gong: Standing, Breathing, Clearing, & Water Poses
6. Qi Gong: Standing, Breathing, Clearing, & Water Poses
March 22, 2011
Learn proper technique of standing and breathing in Qi Gong.
Tai Chi: Cool Down
5. Tai Chi: Cool Down
March 22, 2011
Relax with these stretches to calm the mind and body.
Tai Chi: Practice 3
4. Tai Chi: Practice 3
March 22, 2011
This workout is a continuous flow that integrates all the Tai Chi poses.
Tai Chi: Practice 2
3. Tai Chi: Practice 2
March 22, 2011
This workout is a moving meditation of poses.
Tai Chi: Practice 1
2. Tai Chi: Practice 1
March 22, 2011
Learn the essential standing poses in this workout.
Tai Chi: Warm-Up
1. Tai Chi: Warm-Up
March 22, 2011
A gentle warm-up to get your mind and body prepared for Tai Chi.
Description

This interesting video by experienced Tai Chi and Qi Gong instructor Matthew Cohen presents two very fundamental workouts. The content will appeal most to students interested in learning basic techniques. Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong have been practiced in China for centuries. Tai Chi involves a style of physical exercise designed to promote flexibility, correct posture, balance and limberness and Qi Gong involves practices that contribute to deeper breathing, vitality and mental clarity. Both of the two workouts presented in the video can be accomplished by people from beginning to more advanced skill levels. Music accompanies the workout sessions.

  • Premiere Date
    March 22, 2011