Detoxing through Movement
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Detoxing through Movement

Detoxing through Movement The Importance of the Lymph System to Health Most of us know that a sedentary lifestyle causes health to decline, and yet a large part of the population of all ages do not move or exercise regularly. Sitting at a desk, lounging on the sofa, driving, lying in bed and so on….

Tai Chi Qigong for Injury Recovery
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Tai Chi Qigong for Injury Recovery

Tai Chi Qigong for Injury Recovery In this article I would like to explore the benefits of using Tai Chi and Qigong as restorative exercises to help during injury recovery.  Over the years I have worked with many students to aid physical rehabilitation after accidents and injury, from frozen shoulders, twisted knees and falls, to…

Rooting in Tai Chi
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Rooting in Tai Chi

Rooting in Tai Chi One of the three main principles in Chen Tai Chi training is rooting / grounding / sinking / balancing. This principle combines two concepts: Chen (pronounced chuen) which means rooting and sinking Qi to Dantian Zhongding which means central equilibrium, stable and balanced. Without a root there is no Tai Chi….