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Articles of Interest

Meditation Can Change Your Brain

Posted Apr 7th, 2016 in Articles, Sifu George Picard Blog, Research

Now, when we tell our students and clients that the mindful meditation component of QiGong can improve learning and memory processes, emotion regulation, self-referential processing, and perspective taking, as well as slow brain atrophy associated with Alzheimer’s disease, we can add: And, these claims are supported by scientific evidence from major research centers including Harvard Medical School.

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Around the World in 24 Postures

Posted Apr 19th, 2016 in News, Articles

Since 1999, a growing movement has committed to spreading knowledge of Tai Chi and Qigong, the traditional Chinese practices that combine gentle, deliberate movement and breath. Each year, on the last Saturday in April, over 100 cities worldwide celebrate and give thanks on World Tai Chi and Qigong Day.

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Qigong in cancer care

Posted Apr 17th, 2016 in Articles, Research

Qigong in cancer care: a systematic review and construct analysis of effective Qigong therapy.

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Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi

Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi

Posted Dec 2nd, 2013 in Articles, Research

Conventional medical science on the Chinese art of Tai Chi now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries: regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being. Cutting-edge research from Harvard Medical School also supports the long-standing claims that Tai Chi also has a beneficial impact on the health of the heart, bones, nerves and muscles, immune system, and the mind.

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Tai Chi - Parkinson's

Tai Chi - Parkinson's

Posted Jun 19th, 2013 in Articles, Research

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that the regular practice of modified tai chi movements was more beneficial for people with Parkinson's than either stretching or weight-resistance training on a number of measures.

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QiGong - Quality of Life

Posted Jan 27th, 2013 in Articles, Research

QiGong Improves Quality of Life

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Therapeutic benefits of Tai Chi & QiGong: An overview and critical review

Posted Jan 23rd, 2013 in Articles, Sifu George Picard Blog, Research

There is rising interest in the health-promoting benefits of the ancient exercise arts of Tai chi and QiGong among both the public and the health care industry sectors. Tai chi quan (also know as ‘taiji chuan’ or shortened to ‘tai chi’) is a subtle martial art rooted in Daoist philosophy. When Tai chi is performed for health, it is a form of QiGong. The collective term ‘Tai chi/QiGong’ is used to represent this type of practice. While Tai chi and QiGong are similar, they are not synonymous.

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QiGong - Quality of Life

Posted May 1st, 2011 in Articles

Weekday Warrior

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QiGong - Breast Cancer

Posted Oct 22nd, 2009 in News, Articles

Breast cancer survivor credits holistic practice

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QiGong - Healing

Posted Jun 1st, 2009 in Articles

Martial Arts that heal from the inside out.

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Tai Chi - Health Benefits

Posted May 1st, 2009 in Articles

The health benefits of tai chi - Harvard Medical School

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Tai Chi - Diabetes

Posted Apr 1st, 2008 in Articles, Research

Tai Chi Could Help Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes

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QiGong - Quality of Life

Posted Mar 1st, 2008 in Articles

Everything Old is New Again

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Wellness - Workplace

Posted Jan 16th, 2008 in Articles

Workers' poor health habits costing employers

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Tai Chi - Balance

Posted Sep 5th, 2007 in Articles

On Solid Ground - Tai Chi Helps Seniors Improve Their Balance, Movement

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Tai Chi - Health Benefits

Posted Jun 1st, 2007 in Articles

Tai chi (pronounced “tie chee” and also known by some other names and spellings) is a mind-body practice that originated in China as a martial art.

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Tai Chi - Fan

Posted May 1st, 2007 in Articles

A Fan For Life

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Tai Chi - Arthritis

Posted May 1st, 2007 in Articles, Research

Can Tai Chi Have An Impact For People With Arthritis?

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QiGong - Healing

Posted Jun 21st, 2006 in Articles

Chi Kung The Martial Art With Healing Power

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History - Wang Zi Ping

Posted Feb 8th, 2006 in Articles

Growing Up With Wang Zi Ping and Madam Wang Ju Rong

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Tai Chi - Quality of Life

Posted Feb 1st, 2006 in Articles

Tai Chi An Inner Workout for the Soul

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