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Looking at Tai Chi and Qigong for chronic physical or emotional pain

Do you wake up stiff and sore and think, my god, is this what life is going to be like?
There are so many types of pain. We all have some sort that we deal with on a daily basis.

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Learning movement principals is more important than learning traditional forms

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I know that a lot of strict Tai Chi and Qigong instructors may argue this point but I don’t mind.   I actually hope they do.

One of the things my students tell me is that they would rather me teach the way I do, for the reasons I do than if I were traditional in my approach. Read more…

A pill is a band-aid, not a fix

As I approach my 63 year I am finding there are a few more achy parts to my body then there were at 53, but, I not as many as I would expect if I were to listen to a lot of others of my peers.

It seems I hear this a lot:  “this aging and getting old sucks”.   That is a phrase that makes me twinge.  You see, aging and getting old are not synonymous.  At least they don’t have to be. Read more…

The benefit of practicing Tai Chi and Qigong … A different viewpoint.

There are many wonderful things about Tai Chi, Qigong and my own brand of ChiforLiving exercises.

One of the best benefits of practicing however it what it is not about.

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Take a mini Tai Chi meditative moment for health and wellness

When you are stressed, which for many people these days seems to be almost constantly, here is something fsection_reach_grabor you to try which incorporates many Tai Chi and Qigong principles
Today, just once, when you go to reach for something, say a pen or your cup of coffee, instead of mindlessly reaching out to grab it do the following.

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