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Lou Reed’s Tai Chi DVD

You might be surprised to learn that high among Lou Reed’s many talents is the art of tai chi. Reed has been a student of martial arts since the ’80s, and now the musician has teamed up with his legendary instructor, Master Ren Guang Yi, to bring a tai chi DVD to your living room. Chen Taijiquan was filmed in Central Park and viewers can choose from two soundtracks, both ambient electronic scores penned by Reed. The former Velvet Underground singer also narrates the relaxation/self-defense DVD. Head to the website of the DVD publisher,, to see the trailer and achieve the chi.

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