Ride From Within Using Tai Chi to Awaken Your Natural Balance and Rythm
Few forms of exercise are better suited for equestrians than Tai Chi. The ancient Chinese art unifies the body, mind, and spirit in a series of flowing movements that align the posture, breath, and inner- and outermost being. Combining this art with horsemanship offers the rider the opportunity to become "one" with her horse, to better her skills by centering her body, gaining control of her breathing, and calming her mind. James Shaw uses step-by-step color photos to guide readers through introductory exercises, and with a basic discussion of Eastern philosophy, this book provides a great foundation for a new way of riding. Paperback. 137 color photos, 26 line drawings. 258 pages.