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

According to The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi : regular practice (of Tai Chi) leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being.

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The Five Elements – WOOD (Spring)

• The Five Elements of Oriental Medicine Together with the theory of Yin and Yang, the theory of the Five Elements (wu xing) makes up the basis of Chinese medical theory. The Yin-Yang theory dates to the Zhou dynasty (about 1000-770 BC) and the Five Element theory dates back to the Warring States Period (476-221Continue reading “The Five Elements – WOOD (Spring)”

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Effects of traditional Japanese massage on Parkinson’s..PubMed

Effects of traditional Japanese mass… [J Altern Complement Med. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI.BENEFITS OF SHIATSU   The Wonderful Benefits of Shiatsu: 1. Calming, grounding and deeply relaxing for body and mind 2. Helps to restore and re-balance energy levels 3. Creates a sense of well-being 4. Helps to prevent and relieve many conditions 5.Continue reading “Effects of traditional Japanese massage on Parkinson’s..PubMed”

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UT MD Anderson study finds qigong improves quality of life for breast cancer patients……….

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. UT MD Anderson study finds qigong improves quality of life for breast cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy | MD Anderson Cancer Center. •

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Point of Interest

KID-1  YONGQUAN (Bubbling Spring)- Acupuncture/pressure point • Location On the sole of the foot, in a depression between the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones, at the junction of the anterior third and the posterior two-thirds of the sole. How to find Measure one third from the anterior border of the sole of the foot. PalpateContinue reading “Point of Interest”

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Regulation of Shiatsu in the U.K.

Regulation The Shiatsu Society requires a standard of training of our practitioners which is extremely high with a minimum of three years training in one of the recognised affiliated schools and minimum of 500 practice hours assessed by the Society after graduation. All of our practitioners are Shiatsu Society Registered Members (MRSS), fully insured and adheringContinue reading “Regulation of Shiatsu in the U.K.”

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