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South Canterbury man aims to break Tai Chi world record

South Canterbury man aims to break Tai Chi world record

South Canterbury man David Thew hopes to break a world record for Thai Chi. A South Canterbury man has his eye on a world record. David Thew, 54, has been practising Tai Chi for about 36 years, and says his next goal is to attempt to beat the world […] Click here to view original web page at South Canterbury ...

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Area tai chi teacher honored for inclusive arts efforts

Area tai chi teacher honored for inclusive arts efforts

At CitySpace in Charlottesville on Monday, Hiromi Johnson is awarded the fifth annual Arts Award from the Mildred W. Spicer Arts Fund for her efforts in promoting the art form of tai chi A Charlottesville tai chi instructor on Monday was awarded the fifth annual Arts Award from the […] Click here to view original web page at Area tai ...

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Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

IMAGE: Tai chi and yoga help lower blood pressure, thus preventing strokes, researchers say. view more Credit: Creative Commons One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke costs […] Click here to view original web page at Stroke survivors ...

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Yoga and Tai chi could benefit stroke survivors and those with high risk

Yoga and Tai chi could benefit stroke survivors and those with high risk

One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. The study is published in Future Neurology. It is done by researchers from Monash University, the University of South Australia (UniSA) […] Click here to view original web page at Yoga and ...

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Tai chi v Zumba: Do you have to work up a sweat to get fit?

Tai chi v Zumba: Do you have to work up a sweat to get fit?

The health benefits of exercise are constantly drummed into us. But many of us simply don’t fancy working up a sweat – or aren’t able to. So is there a way we can get the benefits without the huffing and puffing? Tai chi may offer one solution. It originated […] Click here to view original web page at Tai chi ...

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Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

Stroke survivors and those at risk urged to focus on yoga and tai chi

Credit: Creative Commons Tai chi and yoga reduce blood pressure, thus reducing the risk of strokes, researchers say. Newswise — One of Australia’s biggest health issues could be checked if more people took up yoga or tai chi and reduced their blood pressure, an Australian study has found. Stroke […] Click here to view original web page at Stroke survivors ...

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Easy exercises that can be of benefit to older people

Easy exercises that can be of benefit to older people

It’s important to stay active as we age Joining a gym is a good way to access resistance machines or weights AEROBIC EXERCISE Swimming or walking briskly will raise heart and breathing rates, benefit the cardiovascular system and help keep weight in check. Exercising in a swimming pool can […] Click here to view original web page at Easy exercises ...

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Chinese envoy in India wins fans with impromptu tai chi show at Hindu festival

Chinese envoy in India wins fans with impromptu tai chi show at Hindu festival

The crowd was getting restless when Ma Jhanwu sprang to his feet, took off his coat and began a tai chi performance as his wife played the pipa. Photo: Subir Bhaumik An impromptu tai chi performance at a programme marking a major Hindu festival has gained a Chinese diplomat […] Click here to view original web page at Chinese envoy ...

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Xi’an China to Host Xi’an Warrior Run in New York City

Xi'an China to Host Xi'an Warrior Run in New York City

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Qujiang Cultural Tourism Company, a culture and tourism promotion company from Xi’an, China will host the Xi’an Warrior Run in Battery Park City tomorrow, Saturday, November 3 starting at 10:00 am. To raise awareness about the event, thirty costumed Xi’an Terracotta Warriors […] Click here to view original web page at Xi’an China ...

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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: An elixir of longevity

SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: An elixir of longevity

Maureen Wendt Practicing Chinese wellness exercises can be beneficial to the health of senior citizens. According to experts in Tai Chi, if more seniors engaged in these exercises, older Americans would live longer and healthier lives. This is based on a report that provided growing evidence that Tai Chi […] Click here to view original web page at SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: ...

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