Sifu's Training Insights

References for Tai Chi Benefits
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1) "Tai Chi reduces stress responses, lowering the incidence of anxiety, depression, fatigue, and general mood disturbance."
Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 1989 Vol. 33(2) 197-206

2) "Tai Chi minimizes the effects of chronic conditions such as allergies and asthma"
American Journal of Chinese Medicine 1981 Spring Vol. 9 (1) 15-22

3) "Tai Chi improves breathing capacity"
Hawaii Medical Journal Vol. 51 No 8 August 1992

4) "Tai Chi can lower high blood pressure"
American Journal of Chinese Medicine 1981 Spring Vol. 9 (1) 15-22
Hawaii Medical Journal Vol. 51 No 8 August 1992

5) "Tai Chi can boost the immune system"
Prevention Magazine Vol. 42 May 1990 14-15

6) "Tai Chi can slow the aging process"
QiGong, the Art & Science of Chinese Energy Healing, Kenneth Cohen,
Ballentine Books, NY 1997

7) "Tai Chi improves Balance and coordination TWICE as effectively as other balance training"
Prevention Magazine Vol. 46, Dec 1994 71-72
USA Today, May 1996

8) "Tai Chi improves postural control, while stretching, toning, and relaxing the body in a cumulative way that no other exercise can achieve"
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, Vol. 46, Apr. 1992 (4) 295-300

9) "Tai Chi is the lowest weight bearing exercise and modified forms can be suitable even for arthritis sufferers"
American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, June 1991, 70 (3) 136-141

10) Tai Chi has been recommended as an adjunct therapy for chronic pain, AIDS, arthritis, insomnia, asthma, high blood pressure, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and any psychosomatic illness.