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‘They’re moving in harmony:’ Open house introduces seniors to benefits of tai chi

‘They’re moving in harmony:’ Open house introduces seniors to benefits of tai chi

Bonnie Bobryk, president of the Halifax branch of Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi, leads an open house teaching tai chi movements to participants. Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi was celebrating International Seniors Day with the event at Woodlawn United Church in Dartmouth. – Suzanne Rent The Halifax […] Click here to view original web page at www.thechronicleherald.ca

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Simple Way to Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Simple Way to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

Regular exercise is beneficial in the prevention of cognitive impairment and dementia in old age, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. It’s considered to be a prime factor in reducing your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and especially vascular dementia because movement benefits brain cells by increasing blood and oxygen flow […] Click here to view original web page at www.newsmax.com

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7 of the Best Kept Healthy Habits From the Far East

7 of the Best Kept Healthy Habits From the Far East

Thousands of years before modern medicine, the civilizations of the Far East began developing health and medicinal practices still in use today. Centuries later, the ancient customs continue to permeate Eastern cultures. You can still see people harnessing their “Qi” in the park as their ancestors did. While, first-timers […] Click here to view original web page at www.goodnet.org

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Diabetes conference attendees learn about Tai Chi and mindfulness

Diabetes conference attendees learn about Tai Chi and mindfulness

Wendy Syvanen stands at the podium in the background as members of her Taoist Tai Chi team lead a demonstration of various Tai Chi activities. It serves as a low-impact way to keep moving and stretch out the body. photo by Warren Schlote LITTLE CURRENT—Manitoulin Diabetes Health Network (MDHN) […] Click here to view original web page at www.manitoulin.ca

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The Best Ways to Manage Stress with Little Time

The Best Ways to Manage Stress with Little Time

Stress is something that everyone deals with at some point, but the American Psychological Association reports that it is on the rise. In 2011, 44% of Americans indicated that their stress levels had risen over the past five years . More Americans reported feeling extreme levels of stress in […] Click here to view original web page at www.daimanuel.com

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Tai chi, the winner at warding off falls

News briefs Image: © kali9/Getty Images Exercising is one of the best ways to ward off falls. But which type of exercise helps most? A small randomized controlled trial — the gold standard in research — found that tai chi is the winner. The study was published online Sept. […] Click here to view original web page at www.health.harvard.edu

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Tai Chi Music

Great Tai Chi Music provided by Pat. These files are in .zip format. Download, unzip and listen. Big Tai Chi Music – Disk 1.zip Big Tai Chi Music – Disk 2.zip Big Tai Chi Music – Disk 3.zip Big Tai Chi Music – Disk 4.zip Big Tai Chi Music – Disk 5.zip Tao of Peace – Disk 1 Canyon Trilogy ...

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The 5 Top Health and Wellness Trends in Cruising

The 5 Top Health and Wellness Trends in Cruising

These are the top health and wellness trends in cruising In today’s health-focused world, many vacationers aren’t willing to disrupt their diet and fitness routines for a week of fun. In response to passenger demands, cruise lines are expanding their health and wellness offerings, providing travelers with nutritious food […] Click here to view original web page at travel.usnews.com

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Even a 10 minute walk can boost your brain

From Suwabe et al. : Significance Our previous work has shown that mild physical exercise can promote better memory in rodents. Here, we use functional MRI in healthy young adults to assess the immediate impact of a short bout of mild exercise on the brain mechanisms supporting memory processes. […] Click here to view original web page at mindblog.dericbownds.net

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Yoga, Tai Chi Reduce Stroke Risk Factors

Yoga, Tai Chi Reduce Stroke Risk Factors

Stroke survivors and those who at risk are urged to focus on mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) such as yoga and tai chi, revealed paper published in Future Neurology by researchers from Monash University, the University of South Australia (UniSA) and the University of Melbourne. Stroke costs the country $5 billion […] Click here to view original web page at www.medindia.net

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