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How Do I Become Certified to Teach Tai Chi?

For many centuries, the healing art of Tai Chi and its practices were shrouded in secrecy, and only a few people outside of China knew about its almost magical benefits. Kudos to those enterprising individuals who have lifted Tai Chi out of obscurity, brought it to the notice of scientists in the West, and encouraged… Read more »

Myths Busted: How Does Qi Gong Differ from Tai Chi?

The ancient Chinese believed that the body and the mind should be in harmony for a person to be healthy. So they developed holistic wellness systems like Qi Gong and Tai Chi that combined physical exercises with deep breathing techniques and meditative practices. Like many Eastern practices, Qi Gong and Tai Chi too were shrouded… Read more »

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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 »

What are the Health Benefits of Tai Chi?

Can Anyone Learn Tai Chi and Benefit from It?

The Chinese mind-body exercise system of Tai Chi has become popular all around the world as an alternative healing method with many physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. Many stress-weary and disease-ravaged individuals want to take up Tai Chi to improve the quality of their lives and keep healthcare costs in check. But can anyone learn… Read more »

How Do I Learn Tai Chi Chuan to be an Effective Fighter?

How is Tai Chi Different from Yoga: A Comparison

Distracted by media. Weighed down by competition. Straddled with debt. Reeling under stress. This is the life of the average man on the street in the West. It is not hard to figure out why the West has embraced the healing arts of Tai Chi and Yoga so readily. Tai Chi and Yoga are mind-body… Read more »

How does Qi Gong differ from Tai Chi

Where is Tai Chi From: Explore the Roots of an Ancient System

Do you often see groups of people, young and old, practicing some form of exercise with slow flowing movements in parks? It is a common sight all over the world. The exercise is Tai Chi, and it dates back about 2,500 years to ancient China. You will find it hard to believe, but Tai Chi… Read more »

Boost your energy with Qigong!

Feeling tired? Running out of steam in the middle of the day? Exhausted all the time? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from chronic exhaustion. Some people turn to caffeine, or other stimulants to get them up and moving. Improving your diet and exercise routines can help, however the most effective form of exercise… Read more »

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Tai Chi for Depression

The benefits of regularly practicing Tai Chi for Depression are wide ranging, including stress relief and lowering blood pressure. One of the most pronounced effects for many people, however, is depression relief. Clinical depression is a serious problem in America. According to the National Institute of Mental Health over 14.8 million Americans ages 18 and older suffer… Read more »

How does Qi Gong differ from Tai Chi

Qigong’s Surprising Effect on Longevity

In 2014 the world is moving fast–faster than it used to. There is more to do, see, take care of, and stress over than ever before. Meanwhile, people are living longer thanks to modern medicine. The stress and the storm of mental activity are hurting our longevity. Qigong is known around the world to be a… Read more »

Tai Chi for Self Defense

Tai Chi For Self-Defense: Keep Moving

Tai Chi For Self-Defense: Stay in Motion and Combine Moves Ordinary Tai Chi, practiced for spiritual and physical health, mental balance, and fitness, teaches us an important lesson that carries over to using Tai Chi for self-defense: always stay in motion. When you are engaged in the “active meditation” that is regular Tai Chi today,… Read more »