Thirteen Postures of Tai Chi Chuan

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Tai Chi Chuan is sometimes referred to as Thirteen postures or “Thirteen patterns”, these patterns include “Eight Jin Patterns,” also called the “Eight Doors” and five foot work patterns referred to as the “Five Strategic Stepping patterns”. According to the … Read More

History of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

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The Yang family first became involved in the study of tai chi chuan in the early 1800s. The founder of the Yang style tai chi was Yang Lu-ch’an, aka Yang Fu-k’ui (1799-1872), who studied under Ch’en Chang-hsing starting in 1820. … Read More

Three Keys to Tai Chi for Beginners

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If you are considering enrolling in Tai Chi for beginners classes at one of your local gyms or dojos, you are going to be embarking on what can be a lifetime journey towards good health, both physical and mental as … Read More

Tai Chi for Seniors Offers More Than Just Another Form of Exercise

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For most of us reaching our senior years means a time to retire and relax, this is the time in our lives when we start to slow down and for many it becomes a very challenging time as a number … Read More

Recent Studies Show Using Tai Chi for Diabetes Patients Is Meeting with Success

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If you believe what you read, you have probably noticed that more information regarding the use of Tai Chi for diabetes patients as a form of therapy keeps coming to light. While Tai Chi is undoubtedly an ancient Chinese martial … Read More

Tai Chi for Cancer Patients In Addition to Traditional Therapies

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The incidences of cancer in all of its various forms has been on the rise for years, the more modernized our society has become; the more we are exposed to an unlimited number of carcinogens and toxic substances. But despite … Read More

Millions of People Practice Tai Chi for Health

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If someone were to tell you that there is a form of exercise that you can perform in ten square feet and that only takes twenty minutes a day, yet can greatly improve your health, what would you say? Going … Read More

Participating in Tai Chi for Arthritis Relief

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Arthritis is one of the most common ailments to affect us as we age; very few of us are going to be fortunate enough to avoid suffering from some form of arthritis as we reach our senior years. The big … Read More

Is Tai Chi for Depression Therapy Effective?

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The number of people dealing with at least some level of depression in this country has been rising for a number of years. It seems that the more technological and fast paced we become the harder dealing with the ins … Read More

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