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To compare Tensegrity with yoga or t'ai chi is not possible. It has a different origin and a different purpose. The origin is shamanic, the purpose is shamanic.
Carlos Castaneda

Meaning of t'ai chi in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF T'AI CHI

ˈtaɪ  ˈdʒiː play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF T'AI CHI

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WHAT DOES T'AI CHI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

T'ai chi ch'uan

Styles of Chinese martial arts ————— List of Chinese martial arts Terms Kung fu (功夫) Shifu (師傅) Waijia (外家) Chin Na (擒拿) Fa jin (發勁) Neigong (內功) Neijia (內家) Qi (氣) Qigong (氣功) Yin and yang Wushu in the world Historical locations Chen Village (陳家溝) Kunlun Mountains (崑崙山) Mount Emei (峨嵋山) Mount Hua (華山) Shaolin Monastery (少林寺) Wudang Mountains (武當山) Wushu athletes/practitioners Legendary figures Bodhidharma (菩提達摩) Eight immortals (八仙) Five Elders (五祖) Fong Sai-yuk (方世玉) Yim Wing-chun (嚴詠春) Zhang Sanfeng (張三丰) Li Ching-Yuen (李清雲) Historical individuals Yue Fei (岳飛; 1103—1142) Hung Hei-gun (洪熙官; 1745—1825) Dong Haichuan (董海川; 1797/1813—1882) Yang Lu-ch'an (楊露禪; 1799—1872) Chan Heung (陳享; 1806—1875) Wu Quanyou (吳全佑; 1834—1902) Wong Fei-hung (黃飛鴻; 1847—1924) Sun...
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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE T'AI CHI

t'ai chi
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Synonyms and antonyms of t'ai chi in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «T'AI CHI»

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打太极拳
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t´ai chi
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t'ai chi
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T´ai ची
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تاي تشي
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Тай чи
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t´ai chi
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tai-chi
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Tai-Chi
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太極拳
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태극권
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t´ai chi
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t´ai chi
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Tai Chi
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Тай чи
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tai chi
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Τάι Τσι
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t´ai chi
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tai chi
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T´ai chi
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The translation of t'ai chi in German is Tai-Chi play
See the definition of Tai-Chi and synonyms of Tai-Chi in the German dictionary.

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about t'ai chi

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2 QUOTES WITH «T'AI CHI»

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Carlos Castaneda
To compare Tensegrity with yoga or t'ai chi is not possible. It has a different origin and a different purpose. The origin is shamanic, the purpose is shamanic.
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I love my body. And, I'm always working out. I'm an exercise freak, be it cardio, weights, t'ai chi or yoga.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «T'AI CHI»

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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense
For the student who has already mastered the basic postures, this book addresses itself to the philosophy behind the system of movements and to all the variations possible. From the Trade Paperback edition.
autorT.T. Liang, 2011
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T'ai Chi According to the I Ching: Embodying the Principles ...
The relationships between T'ai Chi, the I Ching, and Taoist philosophy are well established in many of the classical texts and teachings handed down from the time of the Yellow Emperor (c. 2500 b.c.e.) continuing up to the period of Chang ...
autorStuart Alve Olson, 2001
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T'ai Chi for Seniors: How to Gain Flexibility, Strength, and ...
This book gives you all the information you need to undertake a safe, health-improving exercise regimen.
autorPhilip Bonifonte, 2003
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T'ai Chi Boxing Chronicle
Due to the integrity of Kuo Lien-Ying, this information is presented without modification or alteration. This book contains a clear explanation of the physical laws of the art of T'ai Chi that hold true wherever it is practiced.
autor‎1994
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Tao and T'ai Chi Kung
Tao and T'ai Chi Kung does what no other book currently accomplishes: it grounds the student/practitioner deeply in both Taoist philosophy and the practical physiology of T'ai Chi Chuan, providing the necessary link between the two.
autorRobert C. Sohn, 1990
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Beginning T'ai Chi
In this handy guide, Master Tri Thong Dang, an instructor for over three decades, describes the simplified form: a set of movements specifically designed for beginners.
autorTri Thong Dang, 2013
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T'ai Chi For Dummies
Now let Therese Iknoian and Manny Fuentes show you how to energize, find inner peace, and tone your muscles with the gentle art of T’ai Chi.
autorTherese Iknoian, 2001
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Classical T'ai Chi Sword
A guide to swordplay for fitness and mental stimulation.
autorPetra Kobayashi, Toyo Kobayashi, 2003
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Master Cheng's New Method of T'ai Chi Self-cultivation
This volume, developed by the martial arts master and scholar, details the way that students arrive at a posture -- from beginning movements to the end pose.
autorCheng Man-ch'ing, 1999
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Steal My Art: The Life and Times of T'ai Chi Master T. T. Liang
Liang lived more than one hundred years in great health, but his life has been amazingly rich and varied in experience." "More than a biography of Liang's life, Steal My Art also explains both the history and development of his teachings.
autorStuart Alve Olson, Jonathan Russell, 2002
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «T'AI CHI»

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Bath's Roman Baths host early morning T'ai Chi sessions
Summer T'ai Chi sessions have started at the Roman Baths, offering the ... Led by a qualified and supportive T'ai Chi instructor, they are open to anyone ... «Bath Chronicle, Jul 15»
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Learn T'ai Chi with a free class, this Monday night at the Elm Grove …
If so, mark your calender for this coming Monday, July 13 for a free instructional T'ai Chi demonstration and class taught by an expert. You do not need to know ... «ElmGroveNOW, Jul 15»
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Elmhurst Parks District Hosts T'ai Chi for Health
T'ai Chi for Health is a gentle, beautiful and flowing exercise routine that is a joy to practice. Energizing and deeply relaxing, it brings health and vitality to all. «Patch.com, Jul 15»
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T'ai Chi, ballroom dancing, yoga, Pilates: Where to work out in …
T'ai Chi offers similar, relaxing benefits but also teaches the student self-defense skills. Zumba and Pilates can help tone muscles, while ballroom dancing gives ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
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Donny B Fit - T'ai Chi for Health
T'ai Chi is done at a slower pace. It is lower impact than your run-of-the-mill exercise classes", says Nancy Dellamura, a teacher, or Sifu, of T'ai Chi for 18 years ... «WWSB ABC 7, May 15»
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FREE T'AI CHI in Palmer Park – Tuesdays, 7 to 8 pm
T'ai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. Medical research has found evidence that t'ai chi is ... «Daily Detroit, May 15»
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T'ai Chi part of Silver City community
Today is World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day, and Tai Chi Instructors John and Anna Dye were at the First Presbyterian Church leading their weekly class through ... «Silver City Sun-News, Apr 15»
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World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day celebrated April 25 in Milford
MILFORD >> Participants and practitioners of T'ai Chi and Qigong will gather on Saturday upon the Milford Green, Saturday, April 25, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The ... «Milford-Orange Bulletin, Apr 15»
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Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall watches a t'ai chi demonstration in …
After watching the t'ai chi demonstration, Camilla, 67, who was glamorous in a cream suit, toured the centre chatting to patients. «Daily Mail, Jan 15»
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Jenson Button's fiance Jessica Michibata does T'ai Chi for Japanese …
The star was trying out T'ai Chi for a television show she is making while in her native country. Jessica captioned the pictures: 'Trying some #taichichuan moves ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
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