Tai Chi Ch'uan: The Gentle Workout for Mind and Body by Wei Yue Sun
Combining exercise with meditation, Tai Chi Ch'uan is used to strengthen every part of the body, and develop co-ordination and balance. This book shows the correct mental attitude, breathing and body posture for Tai Chi Ch'uan, and then progresses through 80 simple sequences for exercise and self-defence. This method claims to improve circulation, breathing and flexibility, decrease high blood pressure, assist in stress management and have many other positive effects. Each movement is clearly explained and illustrated. The workout, practised regularly, should prove a natural, holistic way to healthy, happy living.