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2012-04-10 23:01:08

To celebrate the 14th Annual World Tai Chi Day, the Tai Chi School of Westchester, est. 1978 will hold an Open House and Demonstration of Tai Chi at the Westcenter Church, 101 Pondfield Road West, Bronxville New York, Saturday April 28, 2012 at 9 AM. Visitors will be welcome to join in on these enjoyable, gentle exercises that anyone can do. All participants will also receive a Free DVD. Bronxville, New York (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 To celebrate the 14th Annual World Tai Chi Day, the Tai...

2012-04-04 12:17:58

Exercise which can achieve both cardiovascular function and muscle strength 'would be a preferred mode of training for older persons,' say investigators Experienced practitioners of Tai Chi, the traditional Chinese mind-body exercise now enjoyed worldwide, have been shown in a study of older subjects to have improved expansion and contraction of arteries according to cardiac pulsation (arterial compliance) and improved knee muscle strength. The findings, say the investigators, of better...

2012-03-20 23:02:19

With recent remarks made by Republican Presidential nominee Rick Santorum on his stance on Stem Cell Research, people suffering from Parkinson´s disease and other afflictions which can benefit from Stem Cell research have opened up Pandora´s Box in their search for non-traditional methods to reduce symptoms. Recent medical studies as well as an in-depth report posted at BeWellBuzz.com have confirmed that the ancient martial art of Tai chi can significantly reduce some of the worst...

2012-02-10 06:49:40

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Patients with Parkinson's disease have substantially impaired balance, leading to diminished functional ability and an increased risk of falling. Although exercise is routinely encouraged by health care providers, few programs have been proven effective, until now. Researchers conducted a randomized, controlled trial to determine whether a tailored tai chi program could improve postural control in patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease. They randomly...

2012-02-09 11:22:44

Significant gains in balance, stability among Parkinson's disease patients An Oregon Research Institute (ORI) exercise study conducted in four Oregon cities has shown significant benefits for patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease. In an original article published in the February 9, 2012 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), ORI scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D. and colleagues report that a tailored program of twice-weekly Tai Chi training resulted in improved postural...

2011-06-06 20:10:35

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 11.4 million Americans are currently living with cancer. While cancer treatments are plentiful, many have negative side effects. Previous studies have indicated that a significant number of patients who receive chemotherapy also experience cognitive declines, including decreases in verbal fluency and memory. Now, one University of Missouri health psychologist has found evidence that indicates Tai Chi, a Chinese martial art, might help...

2011-04-29 06:12:58

((Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese system of slowly flowing movements and shifts of balance that strengthens the legs while conditioning the tendons and ligaments of the ankles, knees, and hips, increasing their range of motion and making them more resilient. Tai Chi is a physical exercise that focuses the mind, while conditioning the body. In a recent study, Tai Chi exercises appear to be associated with improved quality of life, mood and exercise self-efficacy in patients...

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2011-04-26 07:44:54

Tai chi, a meditative form of an ancient Chinese exercise regimen, could help people with chronic heart failure have a better quality of life, a US study suggested on Monday. Patients who completed two group sessions of one hour each every week showed significant improvements in their mood and confidence, according to the Boston-based study published April 25 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical Association. "Historically, patients with chronic systolic...

2011-04-12 00:00:29

Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center Minneapolis Celebrates by Providing Participants With an Experience of Meditation (AKA Medication) in Motion Through the Self-healing Practices of Tai Chi and Qigong. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 11, 2011 As a part of its celebration of the 13th annual World Tai Chi Qigong Day, Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center will educate the community about the health and healing benefits of these traditional Chinese exercises on Saturday, April 30 from 10:30am-12:30pm. The...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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