Chi is the invisibleenergy of life that flows in and around us throughout the universe. Usedskillfully, it can have a remarkable effect on health and vitality—to thedegree that you’d be tempted to call it magical, if it weren’t so completelynatural. Here is a perfect introduction to chi that explains in a direct andsimple way what it is and why it is essential to a healthy and vital life. It providesan easy-to-understand explanation of chi, and then helps readers recognize,develop, and strengthen their own chi through specific breathing techniques andbasic exercises, all demonstrated by the author.
Thereare many books on chi development through t’ai chi and qigong practice, but thisone goes deeper to enable you to understand the fundamental principles as youcultivate it. This book is a reference for alternative health professionalssuch as acupuncturists and shiatsu therapists and their patients, as well asfor anyone who practices t’ai chi, qigong, aikido, and other chi-based martialarts.