Tai Chi and Qigong Research Results LINKS
Compiled by P. Tim Richard
Durango Tai Chi Instruction



Dragon Journal of Taijiquan
http://durangotaichi.wordpress.com

Shanti School of Taijiquan
A wealth of info on tai chi and health benefits, plus video catalog
http://www.shantischool.com
Susan A. Matthews, Master Instructor

Do tai chi and qigong improve balance, reduce pain, or improve quality of life?
https://nccih.nih.gov/health/taichi/introduction.htm

Tai Chi: An Introduction
https://nccih.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/D322taichi.pdf

Tai Chi and Postural Stability in Patients with Parkinson's Disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3285459/

Tai Chi and Qigong
"...centuries-old, ... mind and body practices."
https://nccih.nih.gov/health/taich

Tai Chi Boosts Immunity to Shingles Virus in Older Adults, NIH-Sponsored Study Reports
http://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/tai-chi-boosts-immunity-shingles-virus-older-adults-nih-sponsored-study-reports

Exercise & Meditation in One

Tai chi and qigong combine exercise and meditation into a single activity. As a moving meditation they integrate mind, energy and body into a single, yet multi-level exercise. Working to memorize the moves of the form allows your noisy mind to release the tension of everyday living. In the process, you learn techniques for relaxing and focusing, and toning the body. You develop a "practice" that is active, yet calming. Joining a group class is a nice way to meet like-minded people, too, for some social good-health.

Integrating healthcare strategies is smart, and tai chi and qigong are smart strategies for wellness activities.

Do more good to yourself, not just less bad

A Committed Tai Chi Learner's Immersion Package

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Start on a path of deep, positive mind and body change. Increase potential by integrating daily living with the internal awareness arts of taiji and qigong.

 Tai Chi and Qigong Practice for Individuals and Groups

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Tai Chi & Qigong


Mindful Movement for Health
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Powerful tools for managing your health

TAI CHI AND QIGONG are complementary therapies along the “healthcare continuum.” More of us are finding answers from "integrated strategies" for treating illness and injury in the short term and, in the long term, cultivating preventative wellness practices in daily life.

Tai Chi and Qigong are wellness practices. Their effectiveness accumulates over time with proper practice. Whole populations can benefit greatly from integrating them into daily life.


Durango Tai Chi Offers . . . .

...healing, meditative movement

that integrates mind, energy and body...


  • Beginning tai chi and qigong forms
  • Basic training exercises and drills
  • Martial arts applications
  • A customized program for individuals to deliver benefits more quickly and fully


Learn tai chi and qigong. Start today.
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Meditation and Exercise in a Single Activity

Benefits of Tai Chi & Qigong

  • Reduce stress and revive energy.

  • Help arthritis, fibromyalgia, low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and many other ailments.

  • Address chronic pain, inflammation, overweight.

  • Improve blood circulation and profoundly impact heart, brain and digestive health

  • Are meditations , as well as balance, bone, joint and muscle strength.


Learn relaxation techniques

and whole-body biomechanics to improve posture, balance, and overall well-being.