The "Standing Pole Exercises" are a unique form of calisthenics involving the cultivation and integration of mind and body under the conditions of non-movement or slight movement. In this book, the authors outline the ancient Chinese tradition of therapeutic exercises, now known as qi-gong, of which these exercises form a part, the practice of the "Standing Pole Exercises" today, and the physiological factors underlying their therapeutic effect. These exercises constitute a very simple and effective system for the treatment of illness and the development of overall health and fitness, suitable for practice by persons of all ages and physical constitution.
- Herausgeber : Foreign Languages Press 1994
- Sprache : Englisch
- Taschenbuch : 89 Seiten
- ISBN-10 : 7119006967
- ISBN-13 : 9787119006963