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Published on Jan 24, 2013
This Qigong Breathing Tutorial is an excerpt from the many support videos provided with the new fourth edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi and Qigong, and provides a highly effective "Post-Birth" breathing technique that can be used as a powerful meditation, providing many benefits.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong has been heralded by the world's top tai chi and qigong experts. Sifu Hong Yijiao, US Tai Chi Forms Grand Champion, wrote that it explains very complex Chinese concepts in a simple way using western cultural references. Dr. Michael Steward, Sr., former Senior Coach for Team USA, and Martial Arts Hall of Famer, wrote that he'd been teaching Tai Chi for decades when he picked up the CIG to T'ai Chi and Qigong, but then read it seven times, learning something new from it each time.
This 4th edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong has nearly 150 web video support videos to compliment the text and illustrated instructions throughout the book, making this new edition light years beyond, even the widely acclaimed first 3 editions.
CIG to T'ai Chi & Qigong is by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas, 2009 Inductees to the Internal Arts Hall of Fame in New York. Bill is the Official Tai Chi Expert for famed naturopathic author and physician, Dr. Andrew Weil's, websites. Bill has received top honors from the World Congress on Qigong, The US Tai Chi Federation, and the National Qigong Association.
Bill Douglas has been commissioned by Prevention Magazine to create their Tai Chi tutorial, and Tai Chi information for articles dealing with Tai Chi's boosting the immune system, and Tai Chi increasing brain size. Bill has been a Tai Chi source for The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; BBC World Radio; China's Xinhua News Agency; The South China Morning Post; Reader's Digest; and media worldwide.
Bill Douglas is also the Founder of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, and annual global health education event celebrated each year on the last Saturday of April in hundreds of cities in over 70 nations. World Tai Chi & Qigong Day has been officially proclaimed by 22 US Governors, the Senates of California, New York, and Puerto Rico; and by mayors and officials in many states and nations.
You can learn about this global event and how to get involved at their official WorldTaiChiDay site.