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Here is an interesting link for an article about a Tai Chi master who was studied for his ability to control his body through Tai Chi. The research was done at Stanford and seems very solid. Other studies at Stanford and elsewhere have shown that adult practitioners gain balance, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and immune benefits. http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2008/05/tai-chi-master-studied-for-power-to-control-body.html...
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Beginning April 23, 2015 for five consecutive Thursdays, 7–8pm, I will be teaching Finding your center through movement and stress reduction. Come learn unique and effective skills for relieving stress such as: •  Breathing techniques •  Meditation •  Time management tools •  Movement forms to relieve stress •  Diet and exercise tips •  The impact of stress on your health. Simplifying...
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For those of you who are enjoying the Swimming Dragon routines I have posted, you may also enjoy the Wuji Swimming Dragon Qigong Exercise with Francesco & Daisy Garripoli that you can find here. I really enjoy practicing this as well as the Wuji Dragon Pearl that they also teach. http://www.wujiproductions.com/wuji-qigong-with-francesco-daisy/ There is a great explanation of Wuji and Wuji...
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I have taken a couple of classes from Roger Jahnke, a TaiChi and Qigong teacher, and he has a lot of good information on the web, both at his website (which you need to subscribe to) and on the Omega Institute website: http://www.eomega.org/videos/roger-jahnke-3-minute-breathing-exercise-for-good-health The Omega Institute site is an excellent resource and on this same page you will be able...
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Visit the National Qigong Association website for a wealth of information on Qigong, events, articles and research.  Moreover, they are promoting the Five Treasures Qigong with a detailed online video you can easily follow at the following link: http://nqa.org/2008/11/five-treasures/ I really enjoy this practice which promotes blood and Qi circulation and vitality.  I come away feeling more centered and balanced as...
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Qigong is an ancient Chinese health-care system which is over 5,000 years old.   It is a system practiced for health maintenance, healing, increasing vitality, and spiritual cultivation. Visualization In order to understand how Qigong achieves it’s effects, imagine a garden hose – water flows freely if there are no obstructions in the hose. If there is a kink or constriction...
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The word Qigong (or chi kung) is made up of two Chinese characters. Qi (pronounced “chee”) is usually translated to mean the life force or the vital energy that flows through all things in the universe. The second word, gong (pro- nounced “gung”) means accomplishment or skill that is cultivated though steady practice. Together, Qigong means cultivating energy. Qigong is...
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Qigong is for everyone. Students with fibromyalgia, those with chronic conditions and recuperating from injury, have reported the lessening or elimination of their symptoms with consistent Qigong practice. The visualization, breathing techniques, and physical postures of Qigong promote relaxation and re-energize the body. QiGong is an ancient Chinese health-care system that is over 5,000 years old.  QiGong is not the...
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