Living with EDS
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Living with EDS

Living with EDS “Ehlers Danlos Syndrome” My Story by Tai Chi Instructor Nicola During May 2014 it is Ehlers Danlos awareness month. I have written my account of living with EDS and wanted to share this with you all. Here is my story, it is a little raw and gives honest insight into what it…

Travel with Hope
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Travel with Hope

Travel with Hope Tai Chi and Qigong for Parkinson’s Disease A Parkinsons Disease Interview Introduction This interview on April 11, 2014 is an update to a previous interview on March 15, 2013. Meet ‘John Doe’ and read his story of learning to live with Parkinsons Disease (PD). He studied Qigong with me, instructor Nicola for…

February Taiji Push Hands Seminar
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February Taiji Push Hands Seminar

February Taiji Push Hands Seminar Our friend Mat Ward of Inner Harmony School will be returning to Horsham in February 2014 for the second workshop focusing on Tai Chi partner work, push hands, sensitivity training, throwing away our hard strength and learning to yield. Join us for an afternoon of Tai Chi exploration, self discovery…

Five Animals Qigong Resources
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Five Animals Qigong Resources

Five Animals Qigong Resources Wu Qin Xi Student Resources This article provides a collection of youtube video resources for students learning the Five Animal Frolics Qigong routine. Developed in 145 – 208, Wu Qin Xi uses imitations of animals as a basis for Qi Gong practice. A foundation level qigong practice for all abilities. The…

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…