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Discover the benefits of the ancient art of Tai Chi

Discover the benefits of the ancient art of Tai Chi

Considered for centuries to be the cultural treasure of China, Tai Chi has now become a gift to the entire world. Tai Chi is based upon a profound body of principles, theories and techniques. Chen style Tai Chi was created by Chen Wangting, a 17th century royal guard. Shrouded […] Click here to view original web page at www.advertiser.ie

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University of Leeds student on the benefits of Tai Chi at Sue Ryder hospice

University of Leeds student on the benefits of Tai Chi at Sue Ryder hospice

Andy Bradshaw. A PhD student volunteering for a Leeds hospice has used his experience at the facility as part of his research into the benefits of Tai Chi in care environments. University of Leeds’ Andy Bradshaw has been helping in the day therapy unit at Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, […] Click here to view original web page at www.yorkshirepost.co.uk

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How to use qigong meditation to harness the healing energy of your body

How to use qigong meditation to harness the healing energy of your body

Pin It There are tons of different healing modalities: crystals , essential oils , yoga, meditation. One you may not have heard about yet? Qigong (pronounced chee-gun ). The mind-body practice similar to tai chi is an ancient healing practice that is not often buzzed about in wellness circles, […] Click here to view original web page at www.wellandgood.com

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‘They’re moving in harmony:’ Open house introduces seniors to benefits of tai chi

‘They’re moving in harmony:’ Open house introduces seniors to benefits of tai chi

Bonnie Bobryk, president of the Halifax branch of Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi, leads an open house teaching tai chi movements to participants. Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi was celebrating International Seniors Day with the event at Woodlawn United Church in Dartmouth. – Suzanne Rent The Halifax […] Click here to view original web page at www.thechronicleherald.ca

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7 of the Best Kept Healthy Habits From the Far East

7 of the Best Kept Healthy Habits From the Far East

Thousands of years before modern medicine, the civilizations of the Far East began developing health and medicinal practices still in use today. Centuries later, the ancient customs continue to permeate Eastern cultures. You can still see people harnessing their “Qi” in the park as their ancestors did. While, first-timers […] Click here to view original web page at www.goodnet.org

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The number of Americans who meditate has tripled since 2012

The number of Americans who meditate has tripled since 2012

In 2017, about 14.3 percent of US adults surveyed said they had done yoga in the past 12 months. That’s up from 9 percent in 2012. Yoga and meditation, two ancient practices, are now officially the most popular alternative health approaches in the United States, each used by around […] Click here to view original web page at www.vox.com

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Feasibility and outcome of an individualized Tai Chi program for improving balance and strength in the elderly: A pilot study.

Authors: Sung WH, Liu CC, Wei SH, Chuang LR, Chuang E, Wang KA, Wang JC Abstract BACKGROUND: Traditional Tai Chi is too complex for most elderly individuals. There have been few reports regarding the development of simplified Tai Chi programs to suit the physical needs of elderly adults. However, […] Click here to view original web page at neuroscience.berkeley.edu

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Yoga and tai chi reduce risk of stroke

Yoga and tai chi reduce risk of stroke

Following an initial stroke , two in five people will experience another stroke, which is often more severe and fatal. In 2017, more than 56,000 people were affected by this debilitating condition, which is equivalent to one stroke every nine minutes. Stroke specialists warn that stroke survivors are 43 […] Click here to view original web page at www.wellbeing.com.au

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Discovering the benefits of tai chi

Wellton, Arizona – Discover the benefits of tai chi at the Wellton Library! On Friday, November 30th, Annette Perez from the Yuma County Health District will teach the basic moves of this graceful exercise at 10:30 a.m. Participants should dress comfortably and bring a bottle of water. There is […] Click here to view original web page at www.yumanewsnow.com

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Easy exercises that can be of benefit to older people

Easy exercises that can be of benefit to older people

It’s important to stay active as we age Joining a gym is a good way to access resistance machines or weights AEROBIC EXERCISE Swimming or walking briskly will raise heart and breathing rates, benefit the cardiovascular system and help keep weight in check. Exercising in a swimming pool can […] Click here to view original web page at Easy exercises ...

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