The Lion Dance Fire Tuning 2019 ~ (Aug 2019)

 

The Lion Dance Fire Tuning 2019

The Tai Chi Foundation offers qigong tunings seasonally. These tunings are an opportunity for people to join together doing qigong while in their own homes. From June 21 to July 11, 125 people participated in our summer/fire tuning, “The Lion Dance”. While a few people didn’t enjoy it, most people reported positively. Here are some of the comments we received.

 

I love these tunings. I love feeling the connection with the school.

 

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The Best Exercises to Prevent Falls By Nicholas Bakalar ~ (Mar 2019)

Here is an article from the NY Times. This article appears in print on Feb. 18, 2019, on Page D4 of the New York edition with the headline: Aging: Best Exercises to Prevent Falls.

The Best Exercises to Prevent Falls

Activities that required standing up rather than sitting, such as tai chi, were the most effective.

By Nicholas Bakalar

A large review of studies confirms that exercise can be a good way to help reduce the frequency of falls in the elderly.

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A testimonial from a student ~ (Feb 2019)

It delights me that the YMCA has added Tai Chi to its roster of classes. 
Tai Chi has given me a tried and true method of integrating mind - body - spirit.   As I am aging, I became acutely aware of my increased chances of falling, The Tai Chi practice is my antidote to this problem.  It keeps the mind juicy, the body responsive and the spirit young. 
It appears that we are doing very little, when in reality I am breaking a sweat in the first 15 minutes. 

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