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2014-09-09 23:01:41

Lynn Crimando, ERYT-500, Certified Viniyoga Therapist will oversee the program New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Rutgers Presbyterian Church, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, welcomes Lynn Crimando to the staff of the Rutgers Community Programs (RCP) Adult Wellness Initiative, as part of an exciting line-up of fall programs aimed at improving well being, including Yoga, Tai Chi, Feldenkrais and meditation. “We are thrilled to welcome Lynn to the team. Yoga offers so many...

Tai Chi May Help Slow The Aging Process
2014-05-29 04:43:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tai Chi Chuan, or Tai Chi as it is commonly known, is an ancient form of Chinese martial arts. Originally developed as a form of self-defense, today Tai Chi has become a graceful exercise used to reduce stress and other health concerns, according to the Mayo Clinic. A new study from the China Medical University Hospital reveals that Tai Chi also results in an increased expression of cluster of differentiation 34 (CD34+) cells, a stem...

2014-03-27 08:28:43

ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shi DeRu, with his assistants, conducts Zen meditation and meditation in motion - Tai Chi classes in greater Atlanta on World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day, April 26, 2014 at 4350 Peachtree Industrial BLVD. On Saturday, April 26 morning, Shaolin Institute (www.shaolin-world.net), Atlanta observes World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day starting with an experience of Zen Meditation on Consciousness-Health and Happiness, followed by a lecture on Zen,...

2014-01-28 23:01:20

Live Interactive Webinars every morning, with 20 minutes of flow inducing Taiji, getting people in a positive frame of mind to start their day. Fitness and Wellness Expert, Author and America’s T’ai Chi Champion David-Dorian Ross hosts a complimentary daily “TaijiFit-2-go” Class, starting February 1st at 5 am US Pacific Time. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 On January 1st, 2014, a small group of people from all over the world gathered together to participate in a 5...

2013-09-23 23:25:06

On Wednesday, September 24 Orange County will get a chance to try TaijiFit - the new Tai Chi-based workout from the collaboration of Jet Li and David-Dorian Ross. This class - open to the public for free - is a sneak peek of the class before its Equinox official launch in 2014. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Equinox fitness club in Newport Beach will host a special "sneak peek" class called TaijiFit Strength on Tuesday, Sept 24 at 5:30 pm, free and open to the...

2013-06-12 23:15:46

In 1997, Dr. Paul Lam, a family physician and tai chi expert, worked with a team of tai chi and medical specialists to create the Tai Chi for Arthritis program, which is proven by studies to relieve pain, prevent falls, improve balance and increase the ability to perform daily tasks. Recently, the CDC has announced their support of Tai Chi for Arthritis. Loveland, CO (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 In April 2013, the CDC (Center of Disease Control and Prevention) announced its recommendation of Tai...

2013-05-16 23:24:09

Chen Tai Chi 19th Generation Grandmaster Zhu Tiancai will be hosting a Workshop at DU20 Holistic Oasis in Delray Beach on June 8th and 9th, 2013. This 2-day workshop will include separate sessions for Dao yin Tuna Qigong, Chen Style 13 Postures, and Push Hands Applications. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Grandmaster Zhu Tiancai is a renowned 19th-generation successor of Chen Style Tai Chi(Taijiquan), and is one of the “Four Greatest Masters” from the Chen Village,...

2012-08-09 10:34:38

Tai Chi can be used as an effective form of exercise therapy for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to new findings. The research, which was published online today (XX August 2012) ahead of print in the European Respiratory Journal, suggests that this form of exercise can improve exercise capacity and quality of life in people with COPD and may be as beneficial as pulmonary rehabilitation. It is well known that moderate forms of exercise can help COPD...

2012-06-20 00:53:58

Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai found increases in brain volume and improvements on tests of memory and thinking in Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three times a week, reports an article published today in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. Findings were based on an 8-month randomized controlled trial comparing those who practiced Tai Chi to a group who received no intervention. The same trial showed increases in brain volume and more...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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