8 Pieces of Brocade Resources
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8 Pieces of Brocade Resources

8 Pieces of Brocade Resources Collection of You Tube Resources This article provides a collection of youtube video resources for students learning the 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong routine. A foundation level qigong practice for all abilities. The Eight Pieces of Brocade / Ba Duan Jin consists of eight movements as a basis for Qi Gong…

Tai Chi and Hypermobility Joint Syndrome
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Tai Chi and Hypermobility Joint Syndrome

Tai Chi and Hypermobility Joint Syndrome As a Tai Chi Instructor I live with hypermobility joint. The good news is that Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Meditation are all recommended ways to help manage the symptoms of this connective tissue disorder. I changed career becoming a Tai Chi and Qigong instructor as my physical health…

Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi
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Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi

Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi The psoas (pronounced so-az) muscle isn’t well known and yet plays a huge role in our bodies. It is the deepest muscle in the body and unlike most other muscles it lays buried.  This muscle is vital for appropriate alignment/structure, full muscular range of motion and correct joint rotation. Location…

Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia
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Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia

Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia A non curable medical condition/syndrome that causes chronic musculoskeletal pain and fatigue in the muscles, tendons and ligaments. Fibromyalgia Symptoms & Effects Polymyalgia Rheumatica Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibro Fog (common name for the brain fog that sufferers experience) Lack of energy and chronic fatigue Muscle twitching, soreness & weakness Acute and chronic…

Static Stance Training Tai Chi
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Static Stance Training Tai Chi

Static Stance Training Tai Chi As a beginner, Tai Chi can be perceived as something quite simple.  Yet the emphasis on achieving the correct posture whilst relaxing the body and breathing deeply can be quite difficult at first.  As soon as you concentrate on dropping your shoulders, your lower back closes.  Ok, try again…. as you…