Do the Chinese have a secret for youthfulness, health, long life and peace of mind? If they do, surely an important part of it lies in T'ai-chi, the exercise that millions have practiced over the centuries. This ancient Chinese system of ballet-like calisthenics is an effortless and rhythmical art that stresses slow breathing, balanced and relaxed postures and absolute calmness of mind. And the practice itself need take no more than ten minutes a day. This book is a complete step-by-step manual for the beginner that will enable anyone to master the sequence of thirty-seven postures that make up the T'ai-chi solo exercise.