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Is Qigong For You?

Is Qigong For You? by Arthur Rosenfeld If you’ve traveled to China, you’ve likely encountered senior citizens flapping their arms early in the morning in public parks, or perhaps squatting, walking, singing or dancing in groups, twisting waists and wiggling … Continue reading

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Practicing Yoga

[Breathing in This Life] Too Busy To Take Care of Yourself? The Busy Mom’s Guide to Practicing Yoga by Ginger Garner,  MPT, ATC   It is ironic that I am sitting here procrastinating about penning this post on yoga for … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Qigong: Practice of Mindfulness

[Techniques of Better Medicine] Tai Chi and Qigong: Practice of Mindfulness by Brian Knack   There is a saying in Taijiquan (Tai Chi), “We use the body, but we practice the mind”. This is true right from the very start … Continue reading

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Yang and Yin of the Mind-Body Creation Style

Yin and Yang of Mind-Body Creation Style by Michelle Wood   I’d like to share with you this great quote I discovered recently. I love it so much I’ve even started adding it on the back of my business cards: … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony – Early Summer and You

Early Summer and You by Ellasara Kling “The wise nourish life by flowing with the four seasons and adapting to cold or heat, by harmonizing joy and anger in a tranquil dwelling, by balancing yin and yang, and what is … Continue reading

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What is Yoga? Yoga Therapy?

What is Yoga?  Yoga Therapy? by Martin Eisen Most people have erroneous ideas about classical Yoga. Yoga was a spiritual discipline. There were moral precepts and prohibitions that disciples had to follow. In addition, there could be dietary restrictions. Yoga … Continue reading

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Tai Chi or Simple Non-Strenuous Qigong for Health: Which Should You Study?

Martin Eisen, Ph.D. Tai Chi has increased in popularity in the western world.  It often appears in the background of advertisements of unrelated products.  It is recommended for seniors and by the American Arthritis Society, which has its own simplified … Continue reading

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A New Hope for Parkinson’s Disease Patients: Tai Chi

A New Hope for Parkinson’s Disease Patients: Tai Chi by Violet Li Tai Chi Examiner The story of Jerry Wild of St. Louis, Missouri was published in Young Parkinson’s Newsletter, by American Parkinson Disease Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). It certainly … Continue reading

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Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure

TCM Food Therapy Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure by Helen Hu, OMD Dilated (congestive) cardiomyopathy is a group of heart muscle disorders in which the ventricles enlarge but are not able to pump enough blood for the body’s needs, resulting … Continue reading

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A New Hope for 2012 and Beyond!

Stress Less A New Hope for 2012 and Beyond! by Niraj Naik, M.Pharm. This time last year, I was still suffering from the horrible symptoms of an illness known as ulcerative colitis. My consultant doctor told me that I would … Continue reading

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