Who designed this exercise?
This exercise was concisely designed by David Chen, Ph.D. in Exercise Science. Dr. Chen received his bachelor and master degrees in physical education from Beijing Institute of Physical Education, and his doctor degree from the University of North Caroline at Greensboro. Dr. Chen has been studying and working on teaching and teacher education in Eastern and Western exercise and fitness fields for over 20 years. Thousands of students have benefited from his instructions. Dr. Chen fully understands the difficulties and frustrations that Western students have had in learning Eastern exercise styles like Tai Chi and Qigong systerms. To help more Western people who are interested in Chinese style exercises fully enjoy the beauty and benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong practice IMMEDIATELY, Dr. Chen has been developing viewer-friendly, easy, safe, enjoyable and effective exercise routines for various populations. All of these exercise routines were carefully designed by following safety rules, professional teaching guidelines, human learning characteristics, and principles in traditional Chinese medicine and modern exercise science. These exercises also reflect the harmony of the combination of Eastern and Western exercise philosophies and techniques.
What is special in this video?
This video includes 5 easy, business-suit safe and effective Tai Chi and Qigong forms. It was designed for business people who are on busy schedules to maintain a short and regular body-mind workout routine during business breaks without taking business suit off. All movements demonstrated by Dr. Chen are mirrored to allow people to follow easily. The movements are well balanced between left and right so learners can get even development of their fitness. Breathing cues are fully integrated into the whole routine. This video was designed for practice in a small space (about 4 x 4 square feet).