Tai Chi Health Benifits for Mind and Body Acknowledged by Western Medicine (…….at long last).

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Harvard Medical School is enthusiastic about Tai Chi (Tai Ji Quan).

Here is a quote from the recently published The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi

“Conventional medical science on the Chinese art of Tai Chi now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries: regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being. Cutting-edge research from Harvard Medical School also supports the long-standing claims that Tai Chi also has a beneficial impact on the health of the heart, bones, nerves and muscles, immune system, and the mind”

Tai Chi is one branch of many practices working with the energetics of being,  however there are many practices which are simpler and more directly focused on benefits to mind /body health.

Qi Gong (Chi Kung) is a practice based on the same principles as TaiJi Quan which can help us to stay in  balance  and to counter the multitude of pressures and the over-stimulation we are subject to in the ADHD culture of 21st century North America.