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Essentials of Tai Chi and Qigong

Science shows that tai chi and qigong are good medicine and good exercise. Discover the secrets of these practices with this course taught by a tai chi champion.

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j********m
November 16, 2017
Great introduction to the values and practices of Tai Chi. Felt a little disappointed by the instruction and demonstration of the forms though. Instead of using left or right to indicate which side is in movement there is only "this foot" or "this hand". Not too terribly hard to follow but it could have been done better. I also noticed some unnecessary redundancy in the lessons, one specifically in the final lecture where there is a re teaching of the movement learned in the lesson before as though it has not already been introduced. For qigong, the five animal frolic was brought together at the end of learning each part, which was great, but the eight pieces of brocade was not, only half the movements were tied together in the lesson titled, "Eight Pieces of Brocade." A small let down there. Overall, a good introductory course into what Tai Chi and Qigong are and some decent instruction on the short form. It is not something traditionally learned as a distance course with no instructor feed back so being very methodical, patient, and doing a lot of self assessment is important to getting everything you can out of it.

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b********t
August 28, 2017

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h********m
July 25, 2016
This course is fantastic and DDR is an excellent instructor. I am a high school teacher and coach and his pacing and explanations are first rate. Ten times better than what I expected.

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