A Beginner's Guide to Taijiquan - Simple Taiji Excercise for Health : Paperback Publisher: Foreign Languages Pub.; 1ST edition (2010) ISBN-10: 7119060236 ISBN-13: 978-7119060231 Author: Guan Yongnian This book deals with the 13-Step Taiji Exercise for Health and the Ten Movements of Taiji Roushu for Fitness. The 13-Step Taiji Exercise for Health is simplified form of the 248-Step Taiji Internal-power Exercise for Health. This simplified approach uses fewer movement, and is thus well-suited to beginners. The ten forms of fitness-realated Taijiquan, integrating meditation and exercise, were developed by Guan Yongnian on the basis of the Taiji Exercise Manuals written by Taiji master Zhao Zhongdao who lived to the age of 119. The ten Movements of Taiji Roushou for Fitness is easy to learn and helps to boost energy an prevent illness.