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.
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Book Description Foreign Languages Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7119006967
Book Description Foreign Languages Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-112-76-9346179