Jul17

Yoga Versus Tai Chi

ByTrey Koehler|Tai Chi Articles

Yoga and Tai Chi intersect in a variety of ways. They share many of the same mental and physical benefits. They come from the Eastern canon of integrated mind-body practices. Tai Chi emerged in China while Yoga emerged in India. They are both approximately 5,000 years old. They also integrate breath control, meditation, and poses […]

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Jul14

Some great Tai Chi Resources

ByTrey Koehler|Tai Chi Articles

Tai Chi Associations The American Tai Chi and Qigong Association (ATCQA) World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Tai Chi Chih Association International Sun Tai Chi Association International Tai Chi Chuan Association (ITCCA) North American Chen’s Tai Chi Association Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi Association National Qigong Association International Yang Family Tai Chu Chuan Association Supreme […]

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Jul14

Using Tai Chi To Improve Your Wellbeing

ByTrey Koehler|Tai Chi Articles

Tai Chi incorporates breath, movement, and mental focus into a moving meditation. The practice began as a martial art in ancient China and evolved into the beneficial form of exercise people know today. Tai Chi exercises are performed slowly. They strengthen the muscles and joints with minimal impact. The low to no impact nature of […]

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Jul13

Tai Chi For Pain Management

ByTrey Koehler|Tai Chi Articles

Tai Chi is a relatively new form of exercise in the Western world but it has been used to treat chronic pain by the Chinese for thousands of years. Recently, researchers have studied the effectiveness of Tai Chi in people who suffered chronic pain from arthritis. The exercises in Tai Chi are gentle and fluid. […]

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Jul12

How Tai Chi Improves Fibromyalgia

ByTrey Koehler|Tai Chi Articles

Tai chi, with its fluid, slow flowing movements is the ideal exercise form for people who suffer from chronic pain disorders such as fibromyalgia and arthritis. Tai Chi has been a renowned martial arts-turned form of healing- method practice in Eastern culture for thousands of years. However, how is it being interpreted in Western scientific […]

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