This is a home study resource designed to enable people of all ages, with or without experience, to enjoy the ancient Chinese discipline of Tai Chi Chuan. One of the most relaxing Tai Chi forms ever developed, this famous 37 posture sequence, developed by Professor Cheng Man Ching, is easy to learn and is practiced worldwide. Filmed in an inspirational lakeside setting, the complete form is shown from the front and from behind to make it easier to copy the movements. There is also the option to watch with a voice and subtitles naming the movements. In a separate section, a series of detailed tutorials clearly explain the underlying principles of Tai Chi and take you step by step through the sequence, with diagrams and foot maps to illustrate some of the moves. Some common variations of the form are also demonstrated and explained. This DVD is suitable for complete beginners or as a revision guide for anyone with previous experience of Tai Chi. It also contains rare footage of the form at a faster speed and with fa jing (explosive force) expressed in the movements in order to show how such a gentle, meditative form of exercise can also develop internal power.