T'ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom

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Unlike most t'ai chi books, which focus strictly on how to do the t'ai chi forms, T'ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom presents a personal, practical view of this intriguing martial art. Lehrhaupt shares illuminating stories from her own life and the lives of her students that show how t'ai chi can be a vehicle for profound self-discovery and spiritual growth.

In learning to master each body posture, t'ai chi students often confront self-doubt, frustration, and the desire to compete and compare themselves to others—problems that also arise in daily life. Lehrhaupt shows how these and other obstacles provide valuable opportunities to deepen awareness and recognize the striking continuities between practice and everyday life.

Each section of the book includes practical exercises designed to enhance students' understanding of t'ai chi movements, and a helpful appendix answers many frequently asked questions about t'ai chi training such as how to find a teacher and how to balance practice with family life. Full of useful insights and guidance, T'ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom will be a valuable companion for all students of this increasingly popular martial art.

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A Zen priest as well as a t'ai chi instructor, Linda Myoki Lehrhaupt takes us into the soul of t'ai chi in T'ai Chi as a Path of Wisdom. Not exactly an instruction manual (there are only a few of the basic exercises and no photographs), this book reads more like a topnotch meditation manual, describing practices but also pitfalls, warning of frustration and praising the outcome of perseverance. In personal anecdotes that range from the humorous to the painful, Lehrhaupt touches on aspects of t'ai chi, such as balance, stillness, and steadfastness, that will be familiar to anyone who has learned a physical skill. The success stories of her students and of herself are an inspiration to take up this soft art and experience the wisdom that comes from cooperating with the cosmos. --Brian Bruya

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Linda Myoki Lehrhaupt, Ph.D., has taught t'ai chi and chi kung since 1982. An ordained Zen priest, she leads workshops throughout Europe and is the cofounder, along with her husband, of La Martinie, a center in the Dordogne, France, where retreats in Zen meditation and meditative arts take place.

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