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The benefits and practices of Tai Chi and Qigong - the great gifts to humanity for the health and enjoyment of the whole person.
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Tai Chi Ch'uan – The Lost Yang Style | Rubbo Art of Energy Weblog

Tai Chi Ch'uan – The Lost Yang Style | Rubbo Art of Energy Weblog | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
A stronger, more balanced foundation gives the student more power and greater flexibility. Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi Chuan also combines elements from Hsing Yi Chuan and Baguazhang, which can be seen in Guang Ping's ...
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Some interesting style history

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Medical Qigong and Psycho-Spiritual Anatomy

The Taiji Pole is the energy spine that connect to lower chakras to the Crown Chakra

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some depth of theory here

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Kidney Stone Is Discharged Easily With Tai Chi And Herbal Medicine_Kidney Cares Community

Kidney Stone Is Discharged Easily With Tai Chi And Herbal Medicine_Kidney Cares Community | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
with the help of herbal medicine and TaiChi, kidney stone can be disintegrated and passed easily.

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A good review of tai chi benefits

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Get Healthy With Chinese Qigong

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Lose weight, get healthy, stay healthy, get fit. These are just some of the advantages of practicing the ancient Chinese healing art of Qigong. Erle Montaigue is a Master of this art and has been teaching it for 40 years.
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Slanted Flying

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Journal of Tai Chi Chuan.
Devoted to the best information and resources available Online for the...
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Seniors Who Practice Tai Chi Have Stronger Hearts and Muscles - Heart Health - Everyday Health

Seniors Who Practice Tai Chi Have Stronger Hearts and Muscles - Heart Health - Everyday Health | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
In a new study, researchers suggest Tai Chi as a preferred mode of training for older adults. The mind-body exercise benefits both cardiovascular health and muscle strength.
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a short video and medical information on how tai chi helps the body and the immune system

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Tai chi for better balance and less stress - Illawarra Mercury

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Tai chi for better balance and less stress
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The Taoist form of tai chi originated with monks in ancient China and is taught worldwide. It is characterised by 108 moves that stretch and train all parts of the body.
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More evidence of tai chi benefits

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How to Spot Bad Qigong and Tai Chi Teachers

How to Spot Bad Qigong and Tai Chi Teachers | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
Students love thinking that their teacher is the best, and teachers love to encourage this. Sometimes it’s true. But more often, it’s not. How can you tell the difference? (I thought this article had a lot of good points.
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Postcard from... Beijing - The Independent

Postcard from... Beijing
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One of China's leading entrepreneurs, Jack Ma, and the kung fu movie star Jet Li have teamed up to open a tai chi school in the eastern city of Hangzhou to spread awareness of the ancient Chinese martial art.
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The benefits of Tai Chi will soon be seen by millions.  Also check out: http://www.naturalhealthinspector.com/tai_chi_benefits.html

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Tai Chi Chuan 24 Steps Beginners Lesson 1

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the 24 form is a great form to start learning Tai Chi from.  Also called Yang style

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Tai Chi Benefits - Medicine in Motion

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Tai Chi benefits are for everyone. Its a versatile medicine in motion and an effective martial art. This article describes how to make it part of your natural health process.
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A Must Read article on Tai Chi

 

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Simple Solutions To Global Problems? – Tai Chi & Qigong - Healthy Life Help

Simple Solutions To Global Problems? – Tai Chi & Qigong - Healthy Life Help | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
  According to modern medical research between 70 and 85% of all illness leading people to doctors is caused by stress (Kaiser Permenente twenty year study). The United States annual health care costs exceed one-trillion dollars each y...
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Good insight on how Tai Chi could change the world.  A good set of standing Qigong exercises in the video at the end

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A Quarterback Guru Says He Has ‘Fixed’ Tim Tebow With Tai Chi | Brian Brown's Official Website

A Quarterback Guru Says He Has 'Fixed' Tim Tebow With Tai Chi - It only took three days, but famed quarterback... http://t.co/XnRselfMz3
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Tai chi should be used by more athletes

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The Health Benefits of Qi Gong Explained | Holistic Services Group

The Health Benefits of Qi Gong Explained | Holistic Services Group | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
Qi Gong (or Chee Kung) is an ancient practice based on Chinese philosophy, medicine and martial arts. While many different styles exist, they're all fundamentally based on the combination of deep breathing skills and gentle, ...
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Senior Champion Passes on Secret to Staying Active - KUTV 2News

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Senior Champion Passes on Secret to Staying Active
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Norm Skanchy says tai chi, a peaceful exercise and form of self-defense, is what keeps him feeling decades younger.
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An inspirational 87 year old's secret to an active life - Tai Chi

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Tai Chi is medication in motion - Cincinnati.com

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Tai Chi is medication in motion
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Tai Chi is a form of exercise that has been gaining popularity since it was proven to provide many positive health outcomes.
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Taiji/yinyang philosophy: Chungliang Al Huang at TEDxHendrixCollege

Chungliang Al Huang is the founder & President of the Living Tao Foundation and author of numerous best-selling books, including the classic "Embrace Tiger, ...
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This is 30 minutes worth watching.   An entertaining instructional on tai chi principles that you will feel when you are done.

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1 Touch Knockouts (Tai Chi)

Highlights from a free seminar we held in Peoria IL. Get the FREE 50min version of this seminar at: http://www.ClearsTaiChi.com/tai-chi-ko If you would like ...
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Most people think of Tai Chi as a gentle exercise, but it is many things, including a martial.  Students need to be mindful that Tai Chi's origins are in the martial arts.  This is a good explanation of how simple tai chi movements can be applied.  Fajin is on display here.

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Tai Chi Qi Gong - Healing Sounds For Removal Of Energy Blockages By Shifu Carlton Hill

This video is a talk by Mr. Shifu Carlton Hill at HELP on 29th Dec 12. Topic "Tai Chi Quoing - Healing Sounds For Removal Of Energy Blockages" This is part o...
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World Tai Chi Day - Osher Center | Brigham and Women's Hospital

World Tai Chi Day - Osher Center | Brigham and Women's Hospital | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
World Tai Chi Day News and Events
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Can you get a more trusted source to discuss the benefits of Tai Chi to young and old than the Harvard Medical School?

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Ancient Tai Chi Tackles Modern Fibromyalgia

Ancient Tai Chi Tackles Modern Fibromyalgia | The Tai Chi Journal | Scoop.it
Studies have shown tai chi can help a wide array of illnesses and conditions. Now a new study shows that tai chi’s slow, repetitive movements can be more beneficial than traditional stretching exercises in relieving the pain caused by fibromyalgia.
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The healing nature of Tai Chi at work to help a very serious problem for some people.

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Qigong Exercises | How “Qigong Secrets” Helps People Create Balance In Their ... - Watch List News (press release)

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Tai chi more effective than yoga? - Times of India

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Tai chi more effective than yoga?
Times of India
8 Diamond Form Tai Chi Chuan Form is based on the foundations of the eight key energies: peng, lu, ji, an, leigh, tsai, kao, zhao.
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Playing with Qigong Standing Postures | Movement Arts with Dan Kleiman

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When you perform standing qigong, you develop acute physical awareness, get access to internal space, and make subtle physical connections that you would never otherwise make if you only did moving practices.
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Good explanations of Qigong standing postures

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Taiji Pole Conditioning

In the line of Yang Banhou - Niu Lianyuan - Wu Mengxia (I liked a @YouTube video http://t.co/zrXML9T6Lu Taiji Pole Conditioning)
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Taiji is more than just slow movements.  Exercises for the martial forms

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