Sit up straight! We’ve all heard it before. What we didn’t know then is that having an open posture is one of the simplest, most powerful things we can do to be healthy. Awareness of posture and how important it is has recently become mainstream. Just google “standing desk” or “sitting is the new smoking”… Read more »
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Holistic Health Answers: What is Tai Chi Good for?
It has been a long journey for Tai Chi from the secluded monasteries of China to gleaming fitness studios of the Western world. From being a part of the life of ancient Chinese monks, Tai Chi is now the fitness regime of choice of countless Westerners, from busy executives to busier homemakers and from college… Read more »
Eastern Healing Secrets: What are the Health Benefits of Tai Chi?
The Chinese healing art of Tai Chi has been around for more than 2,000 years. But it is only recently that scientists have explored and discovered its myriad physical and emotional benefits. The results of the various studies are surprising and inspiring. The health benefits of Tai Chi range from reducing weight and lowering blood… Read more »
Tai Chi FAQ: Will Tai Chi Help Lose Weight and Lower Blood Pressure?
The answer is a resounding “Yes.” Tai Chi does all this and more. Chronic mental stress. Addiction to junk food. Sedentary lifestyles. The ills of the modern life manifest in expanding girths and increased instances of cardiac diseases that are mostly triggered by high blood pressure levels. Burdened with rising healthcare costs and disillusioned by… Read more »
Tai Chi For Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is a crucial part of returning to full health after a serious illness, an operation, or a bad injury, and Tai Chi for physical therapy offers a blend of mildness and effectiveness that makes it particularly suited to people recovering from one or several of these problems. Physical therapy can help restore the… Read more »
Tai Chi For Fitness
Tai Chi – a Tool for Multifaceted Physical Fitness Developed over the course of centuries in China, but only recently revealed to the West, Tai Chi is a series of movements that combine exercise and martial arts – and which today are an excellent source of physical fitness. The first records of Tai Chi come… Read more »
Tai Chi For Strength
Tai Chi’s dance-like movements often seem deceptively gentle to observers, who frequently think that a Tai Chi workout cannot build strength – but, in fact, Tai Chi can build strong muscles quite effectively. It is, after all, a true martial art despite its focus on low-impact movements, poses, and breathing. One of its early practitioners… Read more »
Tai Chi For Flexibility
Tai Chi – Flexible Bodies and Flexible Minds Tai Chi’s movements have often been likened to a slow and graceful dance, as the practitioners of this five hundred year old Chinese martial art move their bodies through a steady cycle of poses. Stretching, extending, circling, and withdrawing, those who use Tai Chi stretch their tendons,… Read more »
Benefits of Tai Chi
Those who teach Tai chi movements are always talking about the benefits of tai chi to the consumer public. These benefits include increased health, wellness, balance, strength, peace of mind, self-defense, etc. All of these perceived benefits of tai chi can greatly enhance a person’s ability to live a better quality and longer life. These… Read more »