Entries by Taichiforkids

TAI CHI IS BECOMING MORE AND MORE POPULAR

Great News:  Regular  practice of mind-body activities such as Tai Chi, Qigong and Yoga are up by 300% over the past 15 years.  Tai Chi is becoming more and more popular.  Why?  Because they are beneficial, natural and focus on the whole body.  Acute and chronic pain, arthritis and depressions are the three medical conditions […]

Tai Chi for Strength as well as Calmness

We often talk about the calming side of Tai Chi since we live such hectic lives in an over-busy world of constant stimulation and connection. But it is good to know that Tai Chi is also a great exercise for improving strength and stamina to keep you going.  Strength and stamina are not just about […]

Lack of Sleep – a big problem

Sleep is necessary to: repair tissue boost learning and memory potential flush toxins from the brain Is inadequate sleep really a problem?    Aren’t you just a bit tired? Can’t you make it up another night? Inadequate sleep can increase the risk of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Less than 6 hours of sleep a […]

Finding peace with Tai Chi for Kids

  What a small world we live in.  We can connect with anyone, anywhere, almost.  We share this planet, the air, the breath, the peace.  But sometimes it feels like we share too much hostility, pollution and negativity.               Every year it becomes more and more important to find […]

Mind-Body Activities Promote Overall Health

We all benefit from focus, calmness, inner peace. Mind-body activities promote Overall Health. But sometimes we search with such determination for inner peace that we defeat ourselves before we even start.     Know this is true I have done it myself Sometimes I promise myself with force and anger that I will do something […]

Students love a TAI CHI week in NYC

Imagine: A classroom is filled with students struggling with serious learning challenges. The noise and the confusion suddenly stops. Students love Tai Chi. There is silence as each child moves as an elephant or a tiger. Everyone is successful because there is not just one way to do it.     A running  elephant is […]

Finding Calm in 2018

Finding  peace, focus and calm is not easy.  We had to work at in 2017 and we will have to continue to work for peace in 2018.  The situation around us does not make it easier.     But Tai Chi, a moving meditation,  can help. You can read lots of scientific articles about meditation […]

Tai Chi Breathing

How important can breathing be?  We all do it everyday, naturally.  We don’t have to learn it, do we? It depends if you want to breathe efficiently, sending oxygen to every cell for maximum benefit, or just breathe to get by. We take thousands of breaths every day. Air is the most important thing we […]

What do Tai Chi and Nature have in Common?

More than you think Both of them: Lower blood pressure – studies on walking in nature and doing tai chi both show significant lowering of blood pressure. Help us to let go of negative thoughts and fears- we are surrounded by so much bad news, aggressive voices, pollution, noise, and technology that moments of peace […]

Are you ready for school this fall?

Summer is FUN!    Summer is SPECIAL!  But are you Ready for School? When summer ends we need to be ready!  Ready for  reading, paying attention, getting things done on time,  showing discipline and concentration. OH NO!  IT CAN BE HARD TO GET READY Tai Chi for Kids is a great way to begin.  Tai […]