Tai chi
Often shortened to t'ai chi, taiji or tai chi in English usage, T'ai chi ch'uan or tàijíquán is an internal Chinese martial art practised for both its defense training and its health benefits. It is a...
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The hidden meanings of yin and yang - John Bellaimey - YouTube
Aug 2, 2013 ... View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-hidden-meanings-of-yin-and- yang-john-bellaimey The ubiquitous yin-yang symbol holds its ...
Yang-style t'ai chi ch'uan
Yang family-style (Chinese: 楊氏; pinyin: Yángshì) t'ai chi ch'uan (taijiquan) in its many variations is the most popular and widely practised style in the world today and the second in terms of...
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Wu-style t'ai chi ch'uan
The Wu family style (Chinese: 吳氏 or 吳家; pinyin: wúshì or wújiā) t'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan) of Wu Quanyou and Wu Chien-ch'uan (Wu Jianquan) is the second most popular form of t'ai chi ch'uan i...
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Wu (Hao)-style t'ai chi ch'uan
The Wu or Wu (Hao)-style (Chinese: 武氏 or 武/郝氏; pinyin: Wǔshì or wǔ/hǎoshì) of t'ai chi ch'uan of Wu Yu-hsiang (武禹襄, 1813–1880), is a separate family style from the more popular Wu-style (吳氏) o...
Chen-style t'ai chi ch'uan
The Chen family-style (陳家、陳氏 or 陳式 太極拳) is the oldest and parent form of the five traditional family styles. Chen-style is characterized by Silk reeling (chán sī jìn; 纏絲勁), alternating fast/slow motio...
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Sun-style t'ai chi ch'uan
The Sun-style (孫氏) t'ai chi ch'uan is well known for its smooth, flowing movements which omit the more physically vigorous crouching, leaping and fa jin of some other styles. The footwork of Sun style...
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24-form tai chi chuan
The 24-posture Simplified Form of t'ai chi ch'uan, (Chinese: 太极拳; pinyin: Tàijíquán) sometimes called the Beijing form for its place of origin, is a short version of T'ai chi composed of twent...
42-form tai chi chuan
The 42 Form (Competition Form) t'ai chi ch'uan is the standard Wushu competition form which combines movements drawn from the Chen, Yang, Wu, and Sun styles of traditional T'ai chi ch'uan (Taijiquan)....
T'ai chi ch'uan philosophy
In many extant t'ai chi classic writings the dependence of t'ai chi ch'uan on Chinese philosophy is acknowledged. T'ai chi teachers have historically asserted that the principles of tai chi chuan pra...
Neigong
Neigong, also spelled nei kung, neigung, or nae gong, refers to any of a set of Chinese breathing, meditation and spiritual practice disciplines associated with Daoism and especially the Chinese mart...
103-form Yang family tai chi chuan
103-form Yang family t'ai chi ch'uan, also called the Traditional Form (or, Long Form), is a prescribed sequence of moves used to practice Yang-style t'ai chi ch'uan.
The different slow motion sol...
Taijijian
Taijijian (simplified Chinese: 太极剑; traditional Chinese: 太極劍; pinyin: tàijíjiàn; literally: "Taiji Sword") is a straight two-edged sword used in the training of the Chinese martial art...
T'ai chi classics
The T'ai chi classics are classical texts used as guides for the practice of the Chinese martial art of t'ai chi ch'uan. These texts, which vary from school to school, are usually written in classical...
Yangjia Michuan Taiji Quan
Yangjia Michuan Taiji Quan (simplified Chinese: 杨家秘传太极拳; traditional Chinese: 楊家秘傳太極拳; pinyin: yángjiā mìchuán tàijíquán), the Yang Family Secret Tradition is a t'ai chi ch'uan style creat...
Tui na
Tui na or tuina /ˌtwiː ˈnɑː/ (Chinese: 推拿; pinyin: tuī ná), is a form of Chinese manipulative therapy often used in conjunction with acupuncture, moxibustion, fire cupping, Chinese herbalism, ...
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Lee-style t'ai chi ch'uan
The Lee style of t'ai chi ch'uan (李氏太極拳) is closely related to a range of disciplines of Taoist Arts taught within the Lee style including Qigong, Tao Yin, Chinese Macrobiotics, Traditional Chinese Me...
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List of t'ai chi ch'uan forms
List of T'ai chi ch'uan forms, postures, movements, or positions in order of number of forms:
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Tai chi chih
Tai chi chih (simplified Chinese: 太极智; traditional Chinese: 太極智; pinyin: tàijízhì; Wade–Giles: tʼai chi chih) is a series of 19 movements and 1 pose that together make up a meditative ...
Jian
The jian (simplified Chinese: 剑; traditional Chinese: 劍; pinyin: jiàn) is a double-edged straight sword used during the last 2,500 years in China. The first Chinese sources that mention th...
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Moy Lin-shin
Moy Lin-shin (梅連羨 méi lián xiàn) (1931 in Taishan county, Guangdong – June 6, 1998, Toronto, Canada) was a Taoist monk, teacher and T'ai chi instructor who founded The Taoist Tai Chi Society (道教太極拳社),...
Yin and yang
In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang (also, yin-yang or yin yang) describes how apparently opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural worl...
Wudang Mountains
The Wudang Mountains (simplified Chinese: 武当山; traditional Chinese: 武當山; pinyin: Wǔdāng Shān) consist of a small mountain range in the northwestern part of Hubei, China, just south of Shiy...
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World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (WTCQD), also spelled World T'ai Chi and Ch'i Kung Day, is an annual event held the last Saturday of April each year to promote the related disciplines of T'ai chi ch'uan ...
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Kuo Lien Ying
Kuo Lien Ying, (1895–1984) born in Inner Mongolia, China, was one of the most distinguished and revered martial artists of the twentieth century. He brought the Guang Ping Yang t'ai chi ch'uan to the ...
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Yang Shou-chung
Yang Shou-chung or Yang Shouzhong, birth name Yang Zhenming, (1910–1985) was the eldest son of Yang Chengfu.
Yang Shou-chung began training in his family's style of t'ai chi ch'uan (taijiquan) at ...
Silk reeling
Silk reeling (pinyin chánsī, Wade-Giles ch'an² ssu 纏絲) refers to a set of neigong (internal) movement principles expressed in traditional styles of t'ai chi ch'uan, but especially emphasised by the Ch...
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