Overland Park, KS, December 15, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Author's "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong"'s newly released 4th edition, is cited in a new PBS affiliate KCPT feature titled, "Using T’ai Chi to help with chronic health issues," in which patients explain how T'ai Chi can cut millions in health costs, and his book explains how this program is a model for the world. The report cited his book, which explains ways T'ai Chi can be integrated into society at all levels. Bill's publisher Penguin/Alpha books recently donated 100 copies of his ground breaking book, and it has lit a fire in healthcare.
View amazing KCPT report featuring patient interviews at the below link:http://www.kcpt.org/health/turning-tide-chronic-health-issues/#comment-1616
Bill and Angela Wong Douglas, author's of a best selling book on t'ai chi, "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong" are the presenters in a University of Kansas Hospital Turning Point program featured in video, and are available to explain medical research showing how T'ai Chi can help with all of the most common health challenges facing Americans and the world.
Bill Douglas has emerged as a top global source on T'ai Chi for health, and has been commissioned by Prevention Magazine to create their Tai Chi tutorial, and has been a source for media worldwide, including The New York Times; China's Xinhua News Agency; Reader's Digest; etc.
They are also the Founders of World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day, a global health education event celebrated in over 80 nations each year, created to educate the public of the emerging medical research on T'ai Chi and Qigong to advance public health.
This health education event has been officially proclaimed by governors of 22 US states, senates including California, New York, and Puerto Rico, and last year by the national congress of Brazil, and has been sponsored by national sports and health programs from the UK to Italy and beyond.
University of Kansas Hospital's Turning Point Tai Chi teachers, Founders of World Tai Chi Day, have worked with organizations worldwide, including government officials and institutions in Brazil, Australia, and the US Consulate in Hong Kong, to advance the use of Tai Chi worldwide.
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day has been covered by media worldwide. BBC TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2r-fMylgUU
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, organized by the University of Kansas Hospital's Turning Point Center Tai Chi teachers and authors of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong" has become a global phenomenon. Mass World Tai Chi Day events have been held in over 80 nations, and recognized by Harvard Medical School researchers, who celebrated World Tai Chi Day with a series of lectures on the mounting medical research on Tai Chi. World Tai Chi Day's global health education efforts were cited in the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi."
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Find videos of World Tai Chi Day events worldwide at www.WorldTaiChiDay.org
T'ai Chi authors, and SMARTaichi.com founders, Bill Douglas and Angela Wong Douglas, recently released the 4th edition of their acclaimed "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong" which explains how by integrating T'ai Chi into healthcare, education, penal rehabilitation, senior care, etc. we can save society countless millions of dollars in health costs.
What sets the author's newest 4th edition of his book apart is it pioneers high tech publishing, with the addition of its nearly 150 web video support videos to compliment and augment the text in the paperback and ebook versions. This level of multi-media content is unequaled in the field of instructional books, and readers have loved it and lauded it as such.
SMARTaichi.com founder's book, "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong" is widely acclaimed as the best t'ai chi book for explaining these mind-body health tools in an applicable user-friendly way in order to expand use of them into the society at all levels. Following are a few notable reviews on SMARTaichi.com founder's groundbreaking book:
"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Tai Chi & QiGong is a rich gift from perhaps the most passionated Tai Chi/QiGong teachers and advocates in the world ... As a scientist and Tai Chi teacher myself, I am always looking for new ideas for translating and conveying Tai Chi concepts to my academic colleagues and students. This book is chock-filled with often humorous, yet profound ideas, metaphors and images that help make the deep art of Tai Chi accessible to all.
-- Dr. Peter Wayne, author of "The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi"
"This book takes the best parts of T'ai Chi and makes them understandable to Westerners without requiring a grounding in Chinese culture and history."
-- Sifu Hong Yijiao, USA All-Tai Chi Grand Champion and USA Team member
"Visionary! If you only buy one book on T'ai Chi, then this is the book."
-- Dr. Michael Steward, Sr., Senior Coach for Team USA
The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong is available through most book stores and online book retailers.
SMARTaichi.com's founder is also the presenter in the acclaimed DVD instructional: "Anthology of T'ai Chi & Qigong: The Prescription for the Future," which was rated "excellent" by the nation's premiere library journal, Booklist Magazine.