Julie Close, Long-time Taiji Student
A great resource for new and experienced students of Taiji. Outlines the development of Taiji. Explains the relationship of concentration, breath and movement. Teaches Taiji movements and forms using detailed descriptions, clear photos and videos. I wish I had this book when I began studying Taiji 10 years ago.
Royne Nelligan, Attorney and long-time Taiji student
There are many websites and online sources of information about Taiji. Most leave the reader unsatisfied and confused. The new book by Dr. Paul Fendos is well written, provides many illustrations and instructions as to how Taiji is performed and provides video links that allow the student to put the illustrations and instructions into perspective.. I am a long time Taiji student and I find that this book, Taiji as Moving Meditation, provides strong background information about Taiji. Most importantly the book shows a student how to perform the stances and moves of Taiji and how to link those stances and moves into a variety of forms consisting of linked elements integrating breathing, arm and hand movement, core movement and leg movement. Nothing replaces learning Taiji in a group setting, but this book has the information necessary to prepare a new student to work within a group setting and to help a student with experience to hone ones practice of Taiji. I encourage those who wish to learn about to Taiji, and those who wish to improve their Taiji, to obtain this book.
Christopher C. Cinnamon, JD, MS, Head Instructor, Chicago Tai Chi, Creator of Tai Chi for Knee Health
Paul Fendos delivers exciting new insights into the ancient art of Tai Chi. A must-read for all Tai Chi fans seeking a deeper appreciation of, and greater skill in, this exquisite mind-body exercise. The linked videos are wonderful too!