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Lifelong Learning provides Opportunities for Older Adults to Live Well and Age Well

Lifelong Learning provides Opportunities for Older Adults to Live Well and Age Well

"Your brain and your spirit crave learning opportunities your entire life." At every stage of life, people are drawn to a community of peers for recreation, socializing, support and learning together. Children have school and recreational activities. Young adults have "hangouts." Middle-aged adults may find these relationships in the […] Click here to view original web page at www.chicagotribune.com

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Xu Xiaodong, the Chinese MMA fighter who pummels martial arts masters, vows to expose kung fu ‘fakery’

Xu Xiaodong, the Chinese MMA fighter who pummels martial arts masters, vows to expose kung fu ‘fakery’

A screenshot of China MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong taking on tai chi master Wei Lei. Photos: Handout Tai chi master Wei Lei (left) was no match in combat for MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong: Handout Floyd Mayweather (left) poses with Japanese kick-boxer Tenshin Nasukawa during a press conference to announce […] Click here to view original web page at www.scmp.com

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Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

IMAGE: Tai chi and yoga help lower blood pressure, thus preventing strokes, researchers say. view more Credit: Creative Commons One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke costs […] Click here to view original web page at Stroke survivors ...

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South Canterbury man aims to break Tai Chi world record

South Canterbury man aims to break Tai Chi world record

South Canterbury man David Thew hopes to break a world record for Thai Chi. A South Canterbury man has his eye on a world record. David Thew, 54, has been practising Tai Chi for about 36 years, and says his next goal is to attempt to beat the world […] Click here to view original web page at South Canterbury ...

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Mildred W. Spicer Award Presented to Charlottesville Tai Chi Instructor

Mildred W. Spicer Award Presented to Charlottesville Tai Chi Instructor

Hiromi Johnson Hiromi Johnson receiving the Spicer Award Mildred W. Spicer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – An instructor is being honored for how she helps people in community through the practice of tai chi. The Mildred W. Spicer Award recognizes people around Charlottesville who help create artistic opportunities for those […] Click here to view original web page at Mildred W. ...

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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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Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

Credit: Creative Commons Tai chi and yoga reduce blood pressure, thus reducing the risk of strokes, researchers say. Newswise — One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke […] Click here to view original web page at Stroke survivors ...

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Tai chi v Zumba: Do you have to work up a sweat to get fit?

Tai chi v Zumba: Do you have to work up a sweat to get fit?

The health benefits of exercise are constantly drummed into us. But many of us simply don’t fancy working up a sweat – or aren’t able to. So is there a way we can get the benefits without the huffing and puffing? Tai chi may offer one solution. It originated […] Click here to view original web page at Tai chi ...

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Xi’an China to Host Xi’an Warrior Run in New York City

Xi'an China to Host Xi'an Warrior Run in New York City

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Qujiang Cultural Tourism Company, a culture and tourism promotion company from Xi’an, China will host the Xi’an Warrior Run in Battery Park City tomorrow, Saturday, November 3 starting at 10:00 am. To raise awareness about the event, thirty costumed Xi’an Terracotta Warriors […] Click here to view original web page at Xi’an China ...

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Tai Chi: The Secret to Keeping Yourself Vertical

Tai Chi: The Secret to Keeping Yourself Vertical

APPLETON, Wis. – More Baby Boomers are hitting retirement every day, and it is never too late to give yourself a rejuvenating shot of energy. ‘Finding Balance Together’ in Appleton shows anyone how to keep moving comfortably well into their golden years. It is a fall-prevention event focused on […] Click here to view original web page at Tai Chi: ...

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