This book is an essential guide and compulsory book for the complete beginner who wishes to attend Rainbow Tai Chi ChiKung weekly classes or Summer School courses. It is a useful reference book for advanced students. The book has information gleaned from 20 years of experience in the Art of Tai Chi learning and teaching. You learn how to develop both the roots and the trunk of the tree of Taoist Wisdom through the study of the fifteen exercises and principles – eight T’ai Chi and seven Chi Kung – together makes up the 15 Ways to find a Happier You.
According to the Tao of Colour, each exercise is related to a colour and each colour is related to an emotion: thus green represents Harmony and orange stands for Joy and Vitality. In the eighth T’ai Chi Exercise, the first seven principles come together in a Rainbow Fountain of Joy.
The aim is to achieve a balance of heart, body, mind and spirit education and development in a happier and healthier body.
“When I first took up T’ai Chi ChiKung, I was coming to the end of an active sports career. Within weeks of beginning with Choy, many of my nagging injuries began to clear up with the gentle movements”.
Professor Peter Mc Kiernan
Chairman of the Department of Management, University of St Andrews, Scotland
“A splendidly illustrated guidebook ….. Lots of clear photographs, simple text that positions the exercises firmly within the Taoist philosophy and a willingness to make the whole thing enjoyable comes as a breath of fresh air. Highly recommended.”