Category Archives: Tai Chi

Can Exercise be Dangerous, Healthy or Help Lose Weight?

Excellent physical condition is not equivalent to good health. Arnold Schwarzenegger needed to have a heart valve replaced. Jean-Claude Van Damme, a famous martial arts actor, suffers from a hearing loss. Chronic training for and competing in extreme endurance events … Continue reading

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Does Tai Chi Fight Diseases And Is It Because of Chi (Qi)?

Some people don’t attend school, some only finish grade school; other students finish high school and attend university or obtain a graduate degree.  You can find successful and happy people who have stopped learning at different levels.  Few people, even … Continue reading

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Should You Learn Yoga, Tai Chi or Qigong?

Yoga and Tai Chi have become popular worldwide.  They appear in commercials and are taught in many fitness and community centers.  Seniors and the sedentary are persuaded that Yoga and Tai Chi are ideal for their health.  In addition, Tai … Continue reading

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The Concept of Qi. Part 2

Part 2. Qi in Chinese Medicine Marty Eisen, Ph. D.  In Part 1 of this series, the universal concept of Qi was introduced. Then, the various types of bodily Qi, used in traditional Chinese medicine to explain health and disease, … Continue reading

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Are There Dangerous Qigong Teachers?

Unscrupulous Qigong teachers can be dangerous to your wealth, health, intellect and spirit. Two examples of people donating large sums of money to organizations will be given. There are many other examples. The danger of these con men is their … Continue reading

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Some Modern Scientific Theories of Qi

1. Introduction Recent scientific discoveries, such as, the theories of strings and subtle energy, can be used to model Qi. Some physical and biological manifestations accompanying Qi in the body, such as, infra-red radiation will be presented in later parts. … Continue reading

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The Concept of Qi. Part 1

Marty Eisen, Ph.D. and Kevin Chen, Ph.D. 1.  Qi Before any scientific investigation of Qi, the concept of Qi and its properties in Chinese philosophy must be known, in order to judge how closely any modern scientific interpretation fits. Qi … Continue reading

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