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Tai Chi for the Management of ADD and ADHD

Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines physical activity with breathing exercises and meditation. It has been linked with a wide range of different benefits, including relaxation as well as the ability to improve focus and concentration. Clearly, … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Cancer

Many benefits have been attributed to the practice of Tai Chi, but it is perhaps the potential for this form of exercise to aid in the prevention and treatment of cancer that has caused the most excited interest. There is … Continue reading

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The Surprising Benefits of Tai Chi

Tai Chi can produce a wide range of benefits for its practitioners, from improving their balance and overall fitness to offering a form of relaxation and stress management. Tai Chi has also been shown to have beneficial effects on people … Continue reading

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Losing Weight with Tai Chi

Tai Chi is proven to be beneficial in many ways.  But weight loss?  Interestingly Tai Chi works for weight loss.  It offers an enjoyable and accessible way for people of all sizes and levels of fitness to begin a weight … Continue reading

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Thanks for stopping by! What you will find here is a constantly growing resource on the benefits of Tai Chi practice. At first we will be focusing on the benefits reported in medical studies and by experienced Western medical practitioners.  … Continue reading

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Tai Chi for Stress Reduction

Stress is not always a bad thing. When we think about stress, it is useful to separate its beneficial forms, which can be termed eustress, from its detrimental ones, which can be known as distress.

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Tai Chi for Blood Pressure Management

Among the many benefits that have been associated with the practice of Tai Chi, one of the most widely beneficial is the ability of this form of exercise to help lower blood pressure. Many people have a problem with high … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Immune System Improvements

Practitioners of Tai Chi often feel as if they are healthier and less prone to coughs and colds than non-practitioners, but it is difficult to assess this objectively. Skeptics might suggest that it is not that Tai Chi is making … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Balance Improvement

The practice of Tai Chi is all about balance, coordination and breathing, so it is little surprise that this form of exercise has been promoted as a means of improving balance. The claims made about Tai Chi in this respect … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Helps Senior Citizens Maintain Mobility

Tai Chi has proven to be an incredibly effective form of exercise for seniors. It is not only a means through which the more active senior citizens can enjoy exercise, but it has also been adapted for use by the … Continue reading

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