Category: Health Benefits

Becoming the captain of your soul 0

Becoming the captain of your soul

It matters not how strait the gate How charged with punishment the scroll, I am a master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.                 (from Invictus, … Read more…

Closing out the Year with a Tai Chi Radio Broadcast 0

Closing out the Year with a Tai Chi Radio Broadcast

The last day of 2016 found participants from the Windsor, Ontario branch speaking on a local radio station about the benefits of Taoist Tai Chi® arts.  The results of our recent … Read more…

Study Shows Tai Chi and Physical Therapy Were Equally Helpful for Knee Osteoarthritis 0

Study Shows Tai Chi and Physical Therapy Were Equally Helpful for Knee Osteoarthritis

For patients with painful knee osteoarthritis, tai chi was as helpful as physical therapy in reducing pain and improving physical functioning, according to a new study partially funded by the … Read more…

Good News for Cross-Canada Seniors’ Day 0

Good News for Cross-Canada Seniors’ Day

As locations across Canada get ready for Cross-Canada Seniors’ Day next week on June 9, a new meta-analysis suggests tai chi can lower blood pressure in older people as effectively … Read more…

Osteoporosis – an Artist’s Story 1

Osteoporosis – an Artist’s Story

In November 2014 I accepted an invitation from the International Directors for an extended stay in Orangeville. The hardest bit was leaving my family for 9 weeks; they are grownups … Read more…

Tai Chi Is as Effective as Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis 1

Tai Chi Is as Effective as Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

A study by Dr. Wang to evaluate the effectiveness of Tai Chi in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms concluded that tai chi reduces pain and improves physical function, self-efficacy, … Read more…

Tai Chi & Psychotherapy for Better Sleep and More 0

Tai Chi & Psychotherapy for Better Sleep and More

Poor sleep is associated with increased inflammation, which may contribute to heart disease and a variety of other ailments. A new study has shown that cognitive behavioral therapy and tai … Read more…

Tai Chi Effective Physiotherapy for Knees 0

Tai Chi Effective Physiotherapy for Knees

Both Tai Chi and physical therapy positively impact pain, function and other symptoms of knee osteoarthritis — making Tai Chi a viable treatment alternative for people suffering with the degenerative … Read more…

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