45-minutes free video! Learn parts 2 & 3 of the complete Yang-style Tai Chi long form with step-by-step instruction by Master Yang (with front and rear view). Offers in-app purchase. Stream or download video lessons.
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Beginner-friendly. Low-impact movements.
Two and a half hours total of follow-along video
English narration with English subtitles
Basic Principles fit any Tai Chi style
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Learn Parts 2 and 3 of the Yang-style Tai Chi 108 form with step-by-step instruction and demonstration by Master Yang, Jwing-Ming. Master Yang teaches you the meaning of every tai chi movement in a one-on-one private tai chi class (with front and rear view).
Tai Chi Chuan is a kind of moving meditation with ancient roots in Chinese martial arts. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming is a world acclaimed master of Tai Chi and Qigong and he personally guides you through the complete series of Tai Chi movements. Dr. Yang's tai chi lineage can be traced back to the Yang family through Grandmaster Kao, Tao () and his teacher Yue, Huanzhi (), an indoor disciple of Yang, Chengfu ().
This app gives you free videos and offers an opportunity to get the full Parts 2 and 3 video at the lowest possible cost. Now you can practice Master Yang's popular Tai Chi exercises using your phone or tablet. This is a convenient training tool you can bring anywhere, to access this amazingly powerful exercise whenever it fits best into your day.
After learning from your free videos, you may access the full-length program with a single in-app purchase. In the videos, Master Yang will teach you Parts Two and Three of the Yang Style Tai Chi form. It is recommended that you Master Part 1 of the form first, which is also available in a 2.5 hour video app.
Master Yang also explores the Song of Taijiquan, explaining the deeper meaning of Tai Chi practice.
Whether you are a beginner or a Tai Chi master already, these amazing exercises offer the perfect combination of relaxation and full-body exercise. You'll enjoy reduced stress, a stronger immune system and a deeper awareness of breath and body coordination.
Tai Chi, or Taiji, is short for Tai Chi Chuan, or Taijiquan, which translates from Chinese to Grand Ultimate fist. Tai Chi is an internal-style Chinese martial art that can be traced back to the Chen family, the Daoists at Wudang mountain and ultimately to Shaolin Temple.
"The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" says: "regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility and a sense of well-being. Tai Chi also has a beneficial impact on the health of the heart, bones, nerves and muscles, immune system and the mind."
When practiced slowly for health purposes, Tai Chi is a type of Qigong. Qi-Gong means "energy-work". Qigong (chi kung) is the ancient art of building the body's Qi (energy) to a higher level and circulating it throughout the body for rejuvenation and health.
Qigong increases the quantity of energy in the body and improves the quality of your circulation through energy pathways, known as meridians. Qigong is sometimes called "acupuncture without needles." Qigong can be effective in helping people with insomnia, stress-related disorders, depression, back pain, arthritis, high blood pressure, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, bioelectric circulatory system, lymphatic system and digestive system.
The slow, relaxed Tai Chi movements are widely recognized for their health benefits, improving your balance, strengthening the internal organs, muscles, joints, spine and bones and developing abundant energy.
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