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2009-07-06 06:45:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years in the fitness industry teaching martial arts, T'ai Chi, personal training, and other fitness classes, Dale Buchanan, a Washington, DC native, has created an entirely new fitness system and will be teaching it to South Florida in his new studio located in Boca Raton.

2009-06-17 16:38:52

Researchers in Australia conducted a systematic review of Tai Chi studies and found it produces positive effects in those suffering from arthritis. Tai Chi is a form of exercise regularly practiced in China for general health purposes but has increasing popularity in North America and Australia.

2009-06-16 09:15:45

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 positive effects for improving pain and disability among arthritis sufferers.

2009-06-02 08:04:34

The results of a new analysis have provided good evidence to suggest that Tai Chi is beneficial for arthritis. Specifically, it was shown to decrease pain with trends towards improving overall physical health, level of tension and satisfaction with health status.

2009-03-24 20:37:41

A University of Illinois at Chicago researcher found that stroke survivors can improve their balance by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi. Christina Hui-Chan, who has studied and used tai chi as a way to improve balance and minimize falls among healthy elderly subjects, studied 136 subjects in Hong Kong who had suffered a stroke more than six months earlier.

2009-03-23 11:33:47

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 tai chi.

2008-11-11 15:00:05

Ten years ago, Maureen Taylor, a real estate agent and former nurse, started experiencing bizarre changes in her health and her body. Her hands and feet began to swell to cartoonish proportions, her facial tissue hardened to produce a ghoulish caricature of her former self.

2008-07-17 09:01:07

Teacher sacked in connection with student death after fight in class HEFEI, July 16 (Xinhua) -- A secondary school teacher in east China's Anhui Province was fired in connection with the death of a student who had fought with a classmate in class, said the local educational authority on Wednesday.

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2008-06-21 15:55:00

UCLA researchers report that practicing tai chi chih, the Westernized version of a 2,000-year-old Chinese martial art, promotes sleep quality in older adults.

2007-11-12 15:00:45

Through the Fremont Adult School, instructor Sifu May Chen offers ongoing tai chi classes for adults of all skill levels. Great Outdoor Tai Chi classes are from 8 to 10:45 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Senior Center, 40086 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont. 510-790-6602.


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