T'ai Chi, Health and Happiness with David-Dorian Ross

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T'ai Chi - Health & Happiness is a show that introduces viewers to the practical benefits of the Chinese martial art of T'ai Chi. Respected T'ai Chi expert David-Dorian Ross combines a series of demonstrations that take the viewer through the basics of T'ai Chi with an engaging and detailed description of the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of this ancient form of exercise and "moving meditation." The show is hosted by the American T'ai Chi champion and advocate David-Dorian Ross - World silver and dual bronze medalist, and 8-time US national champion. He has been called, "a gifted guru," and "the man who brought T'ai Chi mainstream" in the U.S. His television shows, books, seminars and instructional DVD's (including the #1 selling DVD T'ai Chi Beginners' Practice) have already introduced thousands to his down-to-earth, informative and highly personal style of teaching T'ai Chi. Ross is famous for taking this ancient Asian style of Kung-Fu and translating it for modern Western audiences in a way that makes it accessible, fun - and often funny. As David-Dorian explains to the studio and home audience, T'ai Chi is a practice that can transform their lives. It engages the physical body, develops mental focus, and honors ancient wisdom. Its beautiful dance "forms" are practiced by more than a billion people throughout Asia and around the world. T'ai Chi Ch'uan is called "the ultimate exercise" for body, mind and spirit. The health benefits of T'ai Chi are surprising in number and scope, and David-Dorian reviews these in the program. And, as he points out there is an additional and often overlooked benefit to this practice. T'ai Chi is a living philosophy - a practical blueprint for living a life that brings happiness, fulfillment - and that elusive spiritual goal, inner peace. The fundamental lesson behind all of T'ai Chi's benefits can be summed up in one word: balance. In fact, the philosophy of T'ai Chi contends that all of its amazing health benefits come f



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