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11 Ways Tai Chi Can Benefit Your Health

Reduces stress Improves mood Better sleep Weight loss Improves cognition Improves balance Fibromyalgia COPD Parkinson’s Heart disease Arthritis Takeaway What is tai chi? Tai chi is a form of exercise that began as a Chinese tradition. It’s based in martial arts, and involves slow movements and deep breaths. Tai chi has many physical and emotional

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Brain and functional homogeneity, research article

Tai Chi Chuan optimizes the functional organization of the intrinsic human brain architecture in older adults

Whether Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) can influence the intrinsic functional architecture of the human brain remains unclear. To examine TCC-associated changes in functional connectomes, resting-state functional magnetic resonance images were acquired from 40 older individuals including 22 experienced TCC practitioners (experts) and 18 demographically matched TCC-naïve healthy controls, and their local functional homogeneities across the

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Spleen 21 meridian schematic

Slow motion of Tai Chi Chuan—William C. C. Chen

June 12, 2018 The awareness center of brain is located on the top of the back head in Chinese medical chart named“Baihui” (百會- the hundred gatherings, which is a place to receive information and processing.) and the western’s indication is an “Antenna”. Raising the alertness in the brain from spinal cord without muscle tension (虛靈頂勁)

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Tai Chi Chuan practice outcomes

An evidence map of the effect of Tai Chi on health outcomes

National Institutes of Health / July 27, 2016 Tai Chi, also known as T’ai chi ch’uan or Taijiquan, developed as an ancient Chinese martial art and is today widely practiced for its health benefits. Many forms of Tai Chi exist, but in western culture, it is most commonly taught as a series of slow, gentle,

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