T'ai-chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan)
The Art of Moving Meditation
Excerpt from John Bracy's new book:
It will also be argued that the art could only have evolved in the context of specific social, psychological, and neurochemical influences. Thus, the pages that follow also describe how the new style could only have developed under conditions that fostered those innovations. To accomplish this, we suggest that the practitioners engaged in a type of martial play.