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Sheila Dixon says doing Tai Chi has helped her recover from a 2009 stroke. She climbed 103 floors to the top of the Willis Tower to celebrate her recovery an...
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Posted by Susan whittier on March 26, 2014 at 10:58am 0 Comments

Have you ever used skype so people far away can attend your clasd

Tai Chi Class for Parkinson's

Posted by Teresa Bowers on August 25, 2013 at 6:51am 0 Comments

I  wish I lived closer to Chicago so I could attend the Tai Chi Class for Parkinson's.  Are there any plans to produce a DVD of that class?

How Tai Chi-Qigong has Helped Me

Posted by Esther Jones on March 7, 2013 at 12:42am 3 Comments

I love practicing this art daily. It is so relaxing and comforting. I find myself focusing on the movements and breathing and not my problems and worries. This effort of concentration takes my mind off of other things, while the movements soothe my outer and inner being. In October I was diagnosed with pre-hypertension. I was not happy. I exercise regularly and walk daily, but it was practicing my Tai Chi daily that lowered my blood pressure. You see, I did not want to take medication for…


Tai Chi-Qigong: A Whole-Person Approach to Restoring Function (MS, Stroke, Parkinson's, Arthritis)

Posted by Anna York on February 7, 2013 at 6:34pm 0 Comments

Part 3 of a series on Tai Chi-Qigong for rehabilitation.

When one of our body parts stops functioning, let’s say an arm, there is such a mental, emotional and physical shock that we tend to focus our attention on that one part.…


Video--Tai Chi-Qigong for All Abilities

New Video! Tai Chi-Qigong For Walking, Balance & Strength

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Looking for Tai Chi Qigong classes for seniors/musculoskeletal issues in Chicago north/northwest metro area

Started by Marilyn Slutzky in Uncategorized May 7, 2014. 0 Replies

I work for an organization that supports persons with multiple chronic illness in a holistic approach through their employee benefit program.Most of my participants live/work on Chicago's north side, Chicago's northwest side, North Suburban Chicago…Continue

Tags: northwest, north, suburbs, and, chicago

Walking the Energy Ball

Started by Freddye Smith in Sample Title Oct 3, 2013. 0 Replies

It was great to see the video and to practice along with it.  Restrictions after recent cataract removal surgery constrain me from bending down.  This exercise allowed me to exercise my core, practice inner balance,  deep breathing and still…Continue

Western or Alternative Medicine?

Started by Anna York in Uncategorized May 18, 2012. 0 Replies

When and why might you choose to use alternative or complementary methods over Western medicine? Continue

Tags: healing, complementary, alternative, medicine, Western

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