Chi - 6 Forms, 6 Easy Lessons - by Dr. Paul Lam. Dr. Lam
breaks down 6 fundamental forms from the Yang 24 routine into
6 lessons, with detailed explanation and repetition. The moves
are presented in front and back angles, Dr. Lam commenting on
the form. They are repeated several times and are relatively
easy to follow for a beginner. Includes a 3-in-1 Qi Gong workout.
Chi - 6 Forms - by Dr. Paul Lam. Dr. Lam's most recent Video
for beginners (Video,
Chi for Beginners - by Dr. Paul Lam. (Video,
Chi: The 24 Forms with Dr. Paul Lam - The Yang Style 24
The 2 hour tape has three segments. The 1st segment teaches
6 basic Qi Gong exercises. The 2nd part teaches the 7 most important/difficult
movements of the form. The third is a detailed instruction of
all the 24 movements. Each movement is split in several parts
and it is shown from different angles. At the end of the Video,
there is a complete demonstration of the 24 forms with both
front and back views. This Video will be most useful to someone
who has had some prior instruction (or at least some learning
from one of Dr. Lam's more basic videos such as Tai
Chi - 6 Forms, 6 Easy Lessons or T'ai
Chi for Older Adults)
Chi for Older Adults - by Dr. Paul Lam. Tai Chi workout
specifically geared toward older adults.. but good its good
not only for seniors, but also for beginners. 110-minute video.
The instructions are given slowly with lots of repetition. Presented
to make the moves are easy to learn, remember, and practice.
Includes an explanation of Tai Chi, warm-up exercises, five
standard movements, four additional movements for progression,
and a breathing exercise for relaxation.
Chi for Arthritis - by Dr. Paul Lam. (English
Chinese Version, DVD
Version with all three languages plus French) Dr. Lam teaches
12 movements of Sun style (Commencing form, opening and closing
hands, single whip, wave hands, opening and closing hands, brush
knee, playing the lute, parry and punch, repulse monkey, push
the mountain, opening and closing hands, close). Dr. Lam first
demonstrates the movement, then it teaches it to a student/instructor,
then they demonstrate it together (one facing front and the
other back), then the student/instructor performs the movement,
and finally a group of students demonstrates the movement together
with the previous learnt ones. At the end Dr. Lam demonstrates
the set from the front and the back view. Includes qigong breathing
exercises and stretching. Great for Arthritis, Seniors, and
Limited Abilities (Injuries) too. A brief history of the Sun
style of Tai Chi is also included.
- When you are finished with this one you can graduate to
Chi for Arthritis Part 2 by Dr. Paul Lam.
- Also if you buy the videos, you should also buy Dr. Lam's
book on the same subject: Overcoming
Arthritis: How to Relieve Pain and Restore Mobility Through
a Unique Tai Chi Program - by Paul Lam and Judith Horstman.
A short 144 page book that explains how to use a simple-to-follow
12-step program to relieve symptoms of arthritic pain and
stiffness. Dr. Paul Lam created the complete program to
help himself and others lead a more active, pain-free life.
He began suffering from osteoarthritis in his twenties,
and was determined to learn tai chi as a way of treating
it. Dr. Lam's flexibility and grace in his numerous tai
chi videos are compelling evidence of the program's effectiveness.
The book gives a brief discussion of the different strands
of the arthritis family, and explains the more common ones
in detail. Talks about complementary therapies and medicine
for arthritis. It includes a section on herbal remedies
and another on diet.
Chi for Diabetes - by Dr. Paul Lam "Designed to help
prevent & control diabetes. Done in sponsorship with Diabetes
for Health - by Dr. Paul Lam. 60-minute tape starts with
an introduction covering the history of qigong and breathing
techniques, followed with a a thorough warm-up for the entire
body (you need a chair to assist with balance.). Then is goes
on to preparation and a review of body alignment followed by
the postures and the movements. Includes tips for relaxing and
cleansing the mind, breathing from the diaphragm, and aligning
the posture. It ends with winding-down exercises to loosen the
body and "wash your qi." The warm up, the Qi Gong routine and
then winding down exercises can all be done in less than 15
minutes. The tape also includes are individual comments from
students speaking about their own health benefit experiences
from Qi Gong including: improved sleep, reduced stress, improved
health, clarity and tranquility.
Chi for Young People - by Dr. Paul Lam. Made expressly
for teenagers (but ok for motivated pre-teens as yound as
8 or 9). The presentation is fast paced and challenging. Begins
with a warm up followed by 15 movements of Tai Chi forms.
Demonstrates the complete set from the frontal and back views,
and then demonstrates International Competition Form. Ends
with wind down exercises. Leaves nothing to chance. For each
and every form, Dr. Lam explains the form, demonstrates it,
then breaks it down into a simple series of motions. His teenage
assistant then performs each step of the form again as he
points out details and mistakes to aviod. The teenage assistant
then demonstrates the form again with views presented from
the front, the side, and the back. Finally, Dr. Lam performs
the form again himself. This video is a good one even for
Style Tai Chi 73 Forms - by Dr. Paul Lam "Characterized
by powerful Qigong exercises, agile steps and flowing movements"
Dr. Lam teaching Sun Style Tai Chi 73 Forms.
Chi Anywhere - by Dr. Paul Lam. Sun Style Tai Chi. Includes
warm-up and wind-down exercises; as well as the eleven movements
of the Sun Style Tai Chi forms. The forms are highly adaptable
to suit almost any situation, space or time. This routine can
be done anywhere from the home to the office, without the constraints
of a specific location.
Chi Sword - The 32 Forms - by gold medal winner Dr. Paul
Lam. The Tai Chi Sword 32 form. Also includes demonstration
of the combined 48 forms.
Chi Music - Dr. Paul Lam. Tai Chi music on a CD to enhance
Tai Chi practice. Includes four tracks: 1. Meditation in Motion
- Gentle and graceful 2. Silk Reeling - Inner power and spiral
force 3. River of Qi - Flowing inner energy 4. Gentle Wind -
Relaxing and gentle. Composer is Jenny Ly, Performers include:
Flute Megan Hobbs, Violin Sharon Lee. See also the CD Tai
Chi, Vol. 2 (Mind, Body, Soul Series) by Llewellyn and Dr