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2011-04-01 00:01:27

Join the hundreds of thousands around the globe who will be celebrating World Tai Chi Day along with the Tai Chi School of Westchester, est. 1978 and participate in beautiful, easy and, gentle exercises that anyone can do. Bronxville, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 To celebrate the 13th Annual World Tai Chi Day, the Tai Chi School of Westchester, est. 1978 will perform a demonstration of Tai Chi at the Bronxville Village Hall, 200 Pondfield Road, Bronxville New York, Saturday April 30, 2011 at...

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2011-03-05 11:35:00

Lijun Yin wants computers to understand inputs from humans that go beyond the traditional keyboard and mouse."Our research in computer graphics and computer vision tries to make using computers easier," says the Binghamton University computer scientist. "Can we find a more comfortable, intuitive and intelligent way to use the computer? It should feel like you're talking to a friend. This could also help disabled people use computers the way everyone else does."Yin's team has developed ways to...

2010-11-14 00:14:28

Increase in demand for beauty and health treatments boost esthetics industry Burnaby, BC (Vocus) November 12, 2010 PCU College of Holistic Medicine is pleased to announce the launch of its new Esthetics diploma program. In recent years, the clichéd phrase "beauty is only skin deep" has been eradicated by the current understanding of overall health and well-being. A truly healthy body allows for natural beauty to radiate outwards. The PCU College Esthetics program emphasizes a...

2010-11-09 08:04:36

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- You can have peace, health and happiness all at the same time, according to a new study.  Tai Chi is the art of slow meditative physical exercises designed to improve relaxation, balance and health.  With its ever growing popularity, this life altering exercise has been linked to improving all types of health concerns, including arthritis. In the largest study to date of the Arthritis Foundation's Tai Chi program, participants showed improvement in pain,...

2010-08-05 14:00:00

TORONTO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ - They have little interest in running the streets alone nor in battling a treadmill with headphones over their ears. To them "health" goes beyond maintaining six-pack abs and agonizing over their body mass index. A recent focus group of young enthusiasts of the Taoist Tai Chi(TM) internal arts of health revealed that they value the "meaningful fitness" integral to their practice. A sampling of members of the International Taoist Tai Chi Society in their 20s and...

2010-07-29 13:57:00

TORONTO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ - Dimitri Granovski, a Russian immigrant to Canada, says that after 20 years of chronic migraines, he's become painkiller-free by practising these arts for only three months. Samantha Albert of Stratford, Ontario, says they help her deal with the effects of a critical blood disorder called amyloidosis. Helen Gaunt a wine producer in Margaret River, Australia, attributes her smooth recovery from thyroid and breast cancer to their practice. Klaartje Timmerman, of...

2010-02-19 11:22:00

WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Master Domingo Colon, a Tai Chi instructor from Bronxville in Westchester, New York, has created a new and exciting Tai Chi Program for kids. Whereas most people believe Tai Chi is for adults only, Master Colon wants anyone of any age to be able to benefit from this ancient Chinese health system. Tai Chi's ability to improve concentration, focus, self-esteem, confidence, and discipline is exactly what many children need. Of course, Tai Chi...

2009-10-29 14:15:34

Regular sessions improve physical function, depression and overall health Researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine have determined that patients over 65 years of age with knee osteoarthritis (OA) who engage in regular Tai Chi exercise improve physical function and experience less pain. Tai Chi (Chuan) is a traditional style of Chinese martial arts that features slow, rhythmic movements to induce mental relaxation and enhance balance, strength, flexibility, and self-efficacy. Full...

2009-10-06 00:08:13

U.S. researchers say Tai Chi, a form of Chinese martial arts, may help treat patients with balance issues -- vestibular symptoms. Dr. Paul Lee of the New York Eye and Ear Institute evaluated the utility of Tai Chi in managing patients with vestibular symptoms, who have failed conventional vestibular therapy. Lee and colleagues used the activities-specific balance confidence scale and dynamic gait index survey -- both prior to therapy and at the conclusion of an eight-week course. The...

2009-10-05 08:00:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- After only 3 months upon opening its doors to the public, Dale Buchanan's Supreme Ultimate Fitness is having a huge impact on the health and well-being of the South Florida community. Students are shedding pounds, losing inches, and building strength. They are getting in the best shape of their lives without having to step foot in a traditional gym or spend a fortune on personal training. Jeanette Koch, a 63-year-old Boca Raton resident,...


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