University of Maryland Medical Center – Tai Chi

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Clinical Studies | By

(University of Maryland Medical Center) – Tai chi has 3 major components -- movement, meditation, and deep breathing. Movement -- All of the major muscle groups and joints are needed for the slow, gentle movements in tai chi. Tai chi improves balance, agility, strength, flexibility

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A Downside to Tai Chi? None That I See

October 30, 2013 | Posted in News Reports | By

(The New York Times) – The graceful, dancelike progression of meditative poses called tai chi originated in ancient China as a martial art, but the exercise is best known in modern times as a route to reduced stress and enhanced health. After reviewing existing scientific evidence for its potential

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A Randomized Trial of Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Clinical Studies | By

(The New England Journal of Medicine) – Tai chi is a mind–body practice that originated in China as a martial art. It combines meditation with slow, gentle, graceful movements, as well as deep breathing and relaxation, to move vital energy (or qi) throughout the body. It is considered a complex, multicomponent

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