The Three Aspects Of Tai Chi And Their Health Benefits

Tai Chi enhances agility, coordination and overall fitness. Regular Tai Chi practitioners tend to enjoy good range of motion, flexibility and posture. They also are likely to sleep more soundly at night and possess more mental clarity. Because of its ability to relax the mind and muscles, Tai Chi can … Continue reading

The Uses Of Moxibustion Heat Therapy

Moxibustion is a type of heat therapy in which a dried herb called “moxa” is burned very near or on the skin surface. It is designed to strengthen the circulation of Chi and warm the body in order to expel pathogenic influences.

Moxibustion mainly uses a dried leafy material called … Continue reading

The Shared Objectives And Differences Of Yoga, Qigong, & Tai Chi

There is a subtle difference between the practice of Qigong and Tai Chi. Qigong and Yoga are at times even more difficult to distinguish, and similarities in execution, expression, and approach abound when it comes to comparing the three arts. At least for the novice, these three techniques of energy-building … Continue reading

The Spiritual, Mental And Physical Benefits Of Tai Chi

Long-term study and practice of Tai Chi Chuan is the answer to past insurmountable issues for a lot of people. These issues can include blood-sugar issues, hormonal issues, stress management, arthritis stiffness, and poor balance. But is Tai Chi Chuan any better for your well being and health than aerobics, … Continue reading

Chinese Herbal Medicine, An Introduction

In this article, I’d like to introduce you to Chinese herbal medicine and hopefully address any apprehensions or questions you may have about taking medicine in this form. Like many of you, I grew up in Western culture and was quite used to taking Advil, aspirin or Tylenol for pain … Continue reading

Body Gua Sha For Healing Pain And Inflammation In The Body

Body Gua Sha is an ancient Chinese healing technique that’s used to decrease pain and inflammation in the body. The technique is a little bit different than facial Gua Sha, which emphasizes more on the health of the skin. In this article, we’re going to run through all the basics … Continue reading