News tagged with tai chi

Vital balance brought to elders
 by Tele-Tai Chi

Imagine swaying to and fro, dancing to the rhythm of a slow love song. Then switch that image to maintaining balance while standing on one foot. How about standing straight with two feet on the ground and not moving? It's ...

dateNov 18, 2010 in Health
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Tai Chi and Qigong Show Significant Health Benefits

An across-the-board review of the health effects of Qigong and Tai Chi finds these practices offer many physical and mental health advantages with benefits for the heart, immune system and overall quality of life.

dateJun 30, 2010 in Health
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Tai Chi gets cautious thumbs up for psychological health

Tai Chi, a low impact martial art, has been associated with reduced stress, anxiety and depression, and enhanced mood, in both healthy people and those with chronic conditions. A systematic review of the subject, published ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Research proves tai chi benefits for arthritis

A new study by The George Institute for International Health has found Tai Chi to have positive health benefits for musculoskeletal pain. The results of the first comprehensive analysis of Tai Chi suggest that it produces ...

dateJun 16, 2009 in Other
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Stroke survivors improve balance with tai chi

Stroke can impair balance, heightening the risk of a debilitating fall. But a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher has found that stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Neuroscience
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