Beef Marrow Broth

Acorrding to TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) jing, or vital essence is crucial to our being able to remain youthful and vital and they say it is very difficult to replenish. Beef marrow broth is a great way to gather more jing and fortify the kidney essence that we all need …

Curried Sweet Potato Soup

TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) views all food as medicine. It can be good medicine or not so good depending on what it is. In today’s society, our lifestyles commonly include long hours, supplemented by the cheapest of foods and topped off with less rest than our systems need. This can …

Tai Chi Cures Depression

Is it possible that tai chi cures depression? Today is a challenging time to be alive. Not only do we hear almost constantly about how dangerous it is to be out in the streets and how often we see in the news that unarmed men and women can be gunned …

Why Business Leaders Practice Tai Chi

The question has been raised asking why business leaders practice tai chi. Today’s executive faces stresses and challenges like never before. Is it really possible that the best answer to all their problems is an ancient Chinese exercise? Investor’s Business Daily is calling  tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) the newest trend …

Does Tai Chi Give You Energy?

Have you ever asked yourself does tai chi give you energy? Simply put, the practice of tai chi cultivates your qi. Qi (pronounced chee) is the Chinese word for the energy running through our bodies. It is this energy that carries the blood through our veins and brings nourishment to …

Tai Chi Relieves Stress

What do Will Smith, Oprah, the chief technology officer of Twitter, and the CEO of AOL have in common? Aside from the fact that they all lead highly productive but stressful lives? They all practice tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) because tai chi relieves stress so they can continue to enjoy …

Tai Chi Cures Diseases

Did you know that tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) has its origins in the healing arts? In ancient China, rich families would take great care to guard their secret exercises for martial arts as well as meditations for health and longevity, some of which we know today as qigong (pronounced chee-gung). …

Tai Chi for Health and Vitality

You have probably heard how practicing tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) can lower high blood pressure, reverse type 2 diabetes and arthritis, and strengthen the immune system, all of which obviously contribute to slowing down the aging of your body. However, the single most important thing the average person can do …

Tai Chi is a Martial Art

Is tai chi a martial art or not? Some say it was originally taught to help people find balance in their lives and tai chi is now mostly taught for its health and longevity benefits. It is also, however, a self-defense system so powerful that it can stop a man’s …

Is tai chi safe?

While both tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) and yoga are recommended by experts to increase strength, balance, and flexibility, yoga is being increasingly associated with injuries so the question “is tai chi safe?” should also be addressed. Tai chi, however, has been shown to be safe for all ages and abilities, …