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Tai Chi: The Empowering Workout with Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson

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  • The first section explores the structural mechanics that are universal to all Tai Chi Chuan styles.
  • Section two loosens and lubricates all the joints of the body.
  • Section three integrates the structural mechanics into ten Tai Chi postures.
  • The last combines mind intent and inner body skill to maximize the strength, energy, and circulation
  • of power flowing throughout all Tai Chi Chuan movements.
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The beauty and the power of Tai Chi Chuan is created in the way that one moves. In essence, the mastery of one move is far superior to the learning of a hundred Tai Chi moves. The purpose of this program is not to teach a series of complicated postures, but to simplify and clarify the physical, energetic and mental dynamics that empower the beautiful movements of Tai Chi Chuan. The first section explores the structural mechanics that are universal to all Tai Chi Chuan styles. Section two loosens and lubricates all the joints of the body. Section three integrates the structural mechanics into ten Tai Chi postures. The final section combines mind intent and inner body skill to maximize the strength, energy, and circulation of power flowing throughout all Tai Chi Chuan movements. This program combines breathtaking nature footage set to the inspiring music of Jonn Serrie, with Master Instructor Jerry Alan Johnson guiding you visually while the mesmerizing words of actor John Saxon (Enter the Dragon) carries you to uncharted levels of energy and power. Jerry Alan Johnson, PHD., D.C.T.M. - Master Instructor Jerry Alan Johnson has been studying the Martial Arts for over 40 years. He is considered one of the top instructors in both Pa Kua Chang and Tai Chi Chuan in the United States. Master Johnson is a disciple of Yang style Tai Chi Chuan as a 20th Generation Closed Door Disciple of the Chen family Tai Chi Chuan lineage.

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  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.2 x 0.5 inches ; 3.2 ounces
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  • ASIN: B000XEBXR2
  • Item model number: 894777001045
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)
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While I have been doing tai chi for over 20 years I still benefited greatly from watching this video. Dr. Johnson offers many pointers that will help you improve your own movements. The exercises are terrific and not only have benefited my tai chi movements but also toned my total body. My arms are firm as are all other parts of my body and I am now seventy. I have been doing the suggested movements daily now for three years and will continue for the rest of my life. He offers so much information that will make your workout so much better. For instance, he explains how to keep your chin in to push your head up for correct posture. There are many more helpful suggestions that I have incorporated into my movements. Postures that I thought I was doing well before, I learned were not correct. You will more than get your moneys worth out of the video. I very much liked the scenery shown and found it peaceful to watch. Now I hope and pray that Dr.Johnson will do a demonstration video of a full tai chi workout. We would all benefit from that greatly. He does not have to say a word, just take us through his total tai chi form. This is great for beginners as well as the experienced.
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I learned of Dr. Jerry Allen Johnson from my Qi Kung teacher, Michael Wynn, who is an Instructor under Mantak Chia. Dr. Johnson's work is truly an incredible system of refined simplicity. All of the most basic movements Qi Kung and/or Tai Chi are carefully taught so as to truly perfect even a single step of the foot. If you seek excellence and perfection in your practice, then seek out Dr. Jerry Allen Johnson.
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I am more interested in learning Qigong than i am Tai Chi. But i liked Dr. Johnson's other DVD so much, The Healing Workout, that i decided to go ahead and get this one, too.

now i do the power set every day. i like the way it makes me feel. i feel stronger and more collected after this workout. I've connected to the power aspect of it, at times, and feel like I am building my chi as time goes on.

there is one exercise, called polishing the mirrors, that i didn't see the point of. As i continued to practice this set, though, the visualization became more real to me and i could really feel the exercise charging the points in my hands. yeah, i think this guy is teaching something tangible and it only takes the time and desire to learn.
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As others have said the changing background is quite annoying and distracting. The clothes, music, haircuts, etc are very distracting because they are so dated. I read that in the reviews before I bought the video, and dismissed it because I'm generally not hung up on such superficial things. Usually I'm the one arguing for the content and beneath. Even I have trouble with this video. It is just that distracting.

The content is good. If it were re-recorded to be more concise and less distracting then I could easily give it 5 stars. It is a shame that those unimportant things detract so much from it. As a side note there is bonus material that has clearly been recorded more recently and I have none of the issues with that part as I do with the feature video. In fact I watch the bonus material more often than the video itself.

I wish I could recommend it. . . but I can't.
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I love the nature scenes as they meander past the demonstrators with quiet music in accompaniment. This is a real workout if it is done with an isometric contraction. I enjoy the option of going to a particular part of the exercise sequence.
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I have found this a wonderful DVD to follow up after practicing his other DVD for practicing Chi Kung (Qigong).

This DVD should be bought in conjunction with his other DVD. 'Chi Kung: The Healing Workout'.
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This isn't the easiest to follow. It appears more focused on motion and the specific exercises, and less focused on holistic effectiveness.

I certainly have learned things from this DVD, and I'm still studying it, but it's not something a beginner may benefit from and it's too focused on movement/physical exercises to probably be effective for more advanced students.
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I found this as a vhs in a library I used to live by, along with Chi Kung The Healing Workout. Changed my life. I'm now at the doctoral level through The International College of Medical Qigong, through Dr. Johnson's student, Dr. Bernard Shannon, and have been to China three times studying Daoism. We use Dr. Johnson's texts Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy. It took three months of daily practice for me to begin to feel changes from Chi Kung(Qigong, Chinese spelling), then I started Tai Chi(taiji, Chinese spelling), as well. My immune system went way up, a couple of moles destablized, and I was able to rub them off with coconut oil, and I just started feeling more peace, as the narrator describes, "see, and feel for yourself"; you can't exactly tell what chi(qi) will feel like to a person. Each person experiences it differently, and it is subtle, something our culture doesn't promote, and usually requires patience, something also our culture doesn't promote. "Patience was invented in China". Learning patience in and of itself is worthwhile.
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