DVD – Tai Chi Movements
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Tai Chi Movements is a fun way to relax!
Tai Chi is a traditional style of Chinese exercise that features slow, rhythmic movements to induce mental relaxation
and enhance balance, strength, flexibility, and self-efficacy. And you can get access to these and other exercise using our online DVD(Tai Chi).
People in Asia have been using tai chi for health and wellness for over 500 years.
The western world is just discovering its powerful effects.
Here’s what the experts are saying:
From the Harvard Health Publications, Harvard Medical School
Tai Chi Eases Several Medical Conditions Reports Harvard Women’s Health Watch
Tai chi is often described as “meditation in motion,” but it might as well be called “medication in motion.” This mind-body practice can help treat or prevent many age-related health problems, reports the May 2009 issue of Harvard Women’s Health Watch. And it may be the perfect activity for the rest of your life. You can get started with tai chi even if you aren’t in top shape. This gentle form of exercise is slow and doesn’t leave you breathless, yet it addresses the key components of fitness-muscle strength, flexibility, balance, and, to a lesser degree, aerobic conditioning. Harvard Women’s Health Watch reports the findings of various studies showing that tai chi combined with standard medical treatment can be helpful for several medical conditions: Arthritis. An hour of tai chi twice a week for 12 weeks reduced pain and improved mood and physical functioning more than standard stretching exercises in people with severe knee osteoarthritis. Low bone density. Tai chi appears to be a safe and effective way to maintain bone density in postmenopausal women. Breast cancer. In women suffering from breast cancer or the side effects of treatment, tai chi may help improve quality of life and functional capacity. Heart disease. In one study, tai chi significantly boosted exercise capacity, lowered blood pressure, and improved levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, insulin, and C-reactive protein in people at high risk for heart disease. Parkinson’s disease. A group of study participants with mild to moderately severe Parkinson’s disease showed improved balance, walking ability, and overall well-being after 20 tai chi sessions. Read the full-length article: “The health benefits of tai chi” .
Tai Chi is An Effective Technique for Preventing and Easing Stress
Physicians at Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic and Harvard Medical School all recommend tai chi. Stress has been linked with such physical problems as heart attack, stroke, gastrointestinal problems and asthma, as well as emotional problems like depression, anxiety and an inability to enjoy life. . . .
National Council on Aging says…
“Two ancient Chinese wellness exercises—Qigong and Tai Chi for seniors—could help you live a longer and heathier life. Recent studies have demonstrated their effectiveness in preventing falls and chronic disease, improving overall well-being and reducing negative drug interactions.” Stay In Your Home Longer. NCOA March/April 2006 Newsletter
Tai Chi For Children and Families
Imagine a classroom where students have learned to focus on the work but are relaxed, have developed the self-confidence they need to proceed, have a reasonable level of fitness, muscle tone and balance, are free of excessive fears and anxiety. It can be achieved. Tai chi movements can help. . Recent studies have shown remarkable results of tai chi practice: A study at the University of Miami, Touch Research Institute showed that adolescents with ADHD showed improved behavior, less daydreaming and hyperactivity after 10 sessions. The American Journal of Medicine and Sports, (Vol III, Number II, March/April 2001) lists a series of studies showing that tai chi can improve concentration, focus, performance, physical and emotional balance, can reduce blood pressure, anxiety and depression, can improve reactions to stressful situations and can improve our overall health by enhancing our immune system. Studies have shown a relationship between physical activity and development of self-esteem, particularly with adolescents and children with special needs. In our society, where we find that physical education classes are often cut from the budget, children could be doing Tai chi movements everyday in class or at home. “Gruber, J.J. (1986) American Academy of Physical Education papers. Vol 19, pp 30-48″. A series of studies have shown how Tai Chi helps students who exhibit violence or aggressive behavior. This is particularly effective at middle school level. (2002 Adolescence. Vol 36, Issue 143) (Adolescence. Volume 33, Issue 1) (Human Relations, Volume 39, Issue 12). Teachers who have learned Tai Chi Easy have reported that they are using the tai chi movement exercises in their classes to help the students relax. The whole day goes easier and everyone learns better. Test scores are up!