Matthew Cohen is one of the leading experts on Martial, Yogic, and Healing Arts. With over thirty years of experience, he is a martial arts master and the founder of Sacred Energy Arts. His integrated teachings are derived from Hatha and Taoist Yoga, martial arts, and healing. His approach is accessible and powerful, setting him apart as one of the most respected teachers in his field. Over the years, he has conducted many workshops nationally and internationally.
In his latest instructional DVD, TAI CHI & QI GONG BASICS, Cohen provides two complete practices which center on the mind, body, and spirit aspect of his teachings. His program includes a warm-up, three segments, and a cool-down. Guided by Cohen's soothing voice-over, he demonstrates each pose with grace and harmony. Focusing on the health and wellness benefits of flexibility and poise, he explains why each pose is essential to inner peace. Despite his detailed instructions, it is difficult to see his foot, knee, and leg placements due to his baggy pants.
The Q&A bonus section is an insightful discussion with Cohen that explains his personal journey that led him to where he is today. He addresses the differences between Tai Chi and QI Gong Basics and encourages the viewer to explore both practices. Overall, this DVD gives the novice as well as the expert an inspirational work-out that will hopefully lead them to a healthier lifestyle.