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Tai Chi-Qigong & Fascial Fitness: Correct Computer Slouch! (Includes YouTube Link)

Everyone who uses a computer--who doesn't these days!--is a candidate for "computer slouch," a postural habit that can cause pain, deformation and dysfunction. This blog will describe the consequences of computer slouch, discuss fascial lines involved and show how postural elements of Tai Chi & Qigong can give longterm help.This graphic from Roy Pumphrey's website stimulates questions about…See More
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Tai Chi-Qigong & Fascial Fitness: Relieve Back Pain! (Includes YouTube Link)

As we get older, many of us get up in the morning with aches and pains, feeling a little tight, feeling like we just can’t get moving.  Even worse, we might have back pain that is severe enough to be disabling. In this blog we will look at “Touching the Earth” as a great Qigong movement for relieving back pain by stretching the line that Thomas Myers calls “The Superficial Back Line” or SBL. Thomas Myers,* the world’s leading expert on the body’s fascial system, recommends Tai Chi as a great…See More
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Qigong Garden Meditation originated within a zen-inspired garden open for public viewing in Westport. CT. Practitioners were invited to adopt their chosen Qi...
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Fascia Give the Body Its Shape

In a previous post ("Nurturing the Body's Fascia: Definitions") we defined "fascia" as the network of connective tissue that holds our organs and tissues together, protects our nervous system and helps us move in a harmonious way. Healthier fascia means better flexibility and mobility. This series will ultimately explore how Tai Chi and Qigong can help nurture the body's fascial…See More
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Nurturing the Body's Fascia: Definitions

The most recent addition to the New Creation Tai Chi-Qigong video library is:  New Creation Tai Chi-Qigong Muscle, Joint & Fascia Warm-Ups. This blog begins a series that explores the importance of fascia and how Tai Chi can be an important practice for nurturing the fascia to enhance harmonious movement and reduce pain.Fascia is the network of connective tissue that holds our organs and tissues together, protects our nervous system and helps us move in a harmonious way. Healthier fascia…See More
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Hand Massage in the Healing Your Hands DVD

The New Creation Healing Your Hands DVD presents hand massage in a way that is highly accessible and easy to use for almost everyone. Instructions are simple and straightforward with familiar imagery (such as "milking the cow") for the various movements. It is an approach that can provide comfort, healing and pain relief for everyday situations and needs. It is also a great way to share healing and comfort with someone you love. The hands have many acupressure and acupuncture points that…See More
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Tai Chi-Qigong & Fascial Fitness: Correct Computer Slouch! (Includes YouTube Link)

Posted by Anna York on February 12, 2016 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Everyone who uses a computer--who doesn't these days!--is a candidate for "computer slouch," a postural habit that can cause pain, deformation and dysfunction. This blog will describe the consequences of computer slouch, discuss fascial lines involved and show how postural elements of Tai Chi & Qigong can give longterm help.

This graphic from Roy Pumphrey's website stimulates…

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Tai Chi-Qigong & Fascial Fitness: Relieve Back Pain! (Includes YouTube Link)

Posted by Anna York on February 3, 2016 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

As we get older, many of us get up in the morning with aches and pains, feeling a little tight, feeling like we just can’t get moving.  Even worse, we might have back pain that is severe enough to be disabling. 

In this blog we will look at “Touching the Earth” as a great Qigong movement for relieving back pain by stretching the line that Thomas Myers calls “The Superficial Back Line” or SBL. Thomas Myers,*…

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Try This Quiz About Body Shape!

Posted by Anna York on January 29, 2016 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

See if you can answer the following quiz:

Imagine that we could magically make every part of the body invisible except for the specific, single anatomical system of our choice.

Which physiological system, standing in space and moving as in life, would show us the complete, recognizable shape of the body. Check all that apply.

A. The skeleton

B. The nervous system

C. The muscular system

D. The circulatory system

E. The fascial system

F.…

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Fun Facts About Fascia

Posted by Anna York on January 29, 2016 at 6:00am 0 Comments

In this blog we will discover some fun facts about fascia that may surprise and enlighten, as well as dismantle some old ideas about how our bodies function.

Here is a picture of the fascia around muscles and bones. You have seen…

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