This video supplement link is available and only useful to purchasers of the acclaimed "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi and Qigong" by Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas (fourth edition). This is one of the nearly 150 web-video support videos that are designed to augment the 300 illustrated instructions in Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas's world acclaimed tai chi and qigong instructional book. Without the CIG to T'ai Chi and Qigong (fourth edition) these video clips usage cannot be fully realized, but with your CIG to T'ai Chi and Qigong book these clips will profoundly expand on the book's world acclaimed text and illustrated instructions.
Bill and Angela's book has been used by not just novices, but by teachers all over the world of many styles of tai chi and qigong, for its deep and profound insights into tai chi and qigong practice, philosophy, and the medical science behind these amazing mind body health tools.
Dr. Michael Steward, Sr., a Team USA Senior Coach who had taught and studied Tai Chi for 30 years before purchasing Bill and Angela's book, wrote that he had read Bill's "CIG to T'ai Chi & Qigong" from cover to cover 7 times after buying it, and still got something new from it each time.
Tai Chi Forms Grand Champion, Sifu Hong Yijiao, wrote that this book explained complex Chinese concepts in a way that was tangible and easy to understand for Western students.
Bill Douglas and his wife and co-author, Angela Wong Douglas, were the 2009 Inductees to the Internal Arts Hall of Fame in New York, and recipients of the Extraordinary Service in the Field of Qigong Award, from the National Qigong Association.
Bill received the Media Excellence in Qigong Award from the World Congress on Qigong in San Francisco, and he's been a Tai Chi and mind body source for The New York Times; The Wall Street Journal; China's Xinhua News Agency; The South China Morning Post, BBC World Radio; and media worldwide.
Bill was commissioned by Prevention Magazine to create their Tai Chi Tutorial for their article on Tai Chi's health benefits.
Bill has been commissioned to teach Tai Chi for stress management and health for many of the world's largest corporations' employees and executive staffs; and a DVD program Bill presented in has been provided by physicians all across America to their patients. Bill has presented for the American Heart Association; the National Parkinson's Foundation; and he received the Lou Gehrig's Hero Award from the ALS Association. Bill has been commissioned to teach tai chi and qigong worldwide to great acclaim.
Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas are the Founders of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day; and World Healing Day; celebrated annually in hundreds of cities in over 70 nations on the last Saturday of April each year. Their work has educated millions worldwide of the amassing medical research showing that tai chi and qigong are profound life and health tools. The event they founded has been officially recognized by governors of 22 US states, and by mayors and officials of many cities and nations, including the senates of California, New York, and Puerto Rico.
Bill's acclaimed DVD, Anthology of Tai Chi and Qigong was rated "excellent" by Booklist Magazine, the premiere librarians journal, and is available to "Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi and Qigong" purchasers at a deeply discounted price to CIG readers in the Appendix C web page referred to in the fourth edition of Bill's popular book "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi and Qigong" (fourth edition.)
Bill's Anthology of Qigong 4 track meditation audio CD is also available there, as well as Angela's Mulan Style Basic From DVD.
You can learn more about World Tai Chi and Qigong Day celebrations held worldwide, and how you can be part of them, or contact authors, Bill Douglas or Angela Wong Douglas, by visiting the WorldTaiChiDay website, and clicking the "Contact Us" link there.
Find links to World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in the Appendix A of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi and Qigong" as well as throughout the internet.