Simplified Tai Chi Chuan with Applications
by Liang, Shou-YuThe two most popular forms of Tai Chi Chuan, with detailed instruction, breathing instructions, martial applications, and the history of simplified Tai Chi.
Skill Level: 1 2 3
Grandmaster Liang, Shou-Yu teaches two of the most popular forms of Tai Chi Chuan, the ancient Chinese martial art which is often described as ‘moving meditation’. The popular ‘Simplified’ 24-posture form is demonstrated by Master Liang with martial fighting applications. The form is shown from several angles, with breathing instructions. The Standard 48-posture form is also demonstrated.
DVD-only Detail Sections for both forms instruct each movement, and offer ‘guidelines’ for refining your training. Chapter markers for each technique and extensive DVD navigation make it simple to find any posture on the DVD with just a couple clicks, so you can continue your study where you left off.
In only 20 minutes a day, you can gain the health benefits of Tai Chi Chuan: increased strength and energy, better balance, and improved bodily awareness; Excellent for beginning students, those who want a low-impact alternative to jogging or aerobics, and those with limited time for exercise.
This program includes a bonus slideshow of photographs of Master Liang demonstrating both the 24 form and the 48 form, so you may analyze Master Liang's postures.
SPECIAL FEATURES:: Over 100 scene selections • Narration: English, French • Multi-Language Menues and Subtitles: English, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, & French • History of Tai Chi Chuan section • Slideshow of Master Liang demonstrating correct posture alignment • Interactive YMAA Product Catalog with previews of all YMAA videos.
YMAA PRODUCTION • LIANG, SHOU-YU • "TAI CHI CHUAN 24 POSTURES WITH APPLICATIONS & STANDARD 48 POSTURES" • WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY LIANG, SHOU-YU WITH KELLY MACLEAN AND RAMEL RONES • EDITED BY DAVID SILVER AND MEDIAMANIC • PRODUCED BY DAVID SILVER • DVD AUTHORING BY MEDIAMANIC • DIRECTED BY DR. YANG, JWING-MING