Category: Tai Chi for Today’s Business leader

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 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, …

Is it Tai Chi or Taiji?

          Many things about translating and interpreting Chinese culture have been a challenge for a while so I want to just answer the question “is it tai chi or taiji?” in this article.   What is commonly referred to as tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) in Western …

What Is Qigong?

More people today are asking what is qigong? After studying and practicing for many years, I will offer my perspective. Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) is an ancient Chinese art that encompasses a vast array of mind, body, and breath exercises, many of them over 3000 years old. Qigong exercises focus energy, …

How to Choose a Tai Chi Teacher

I hope by now you have decided to try tai chi (pronounced tie-chee and also known as taiji) or the breath–energy healing art of qigong (pronounced chee-gung) for yourself. Now your only challenge is finding good instruction. There are many other options, such as DVDs and videos on Youtube, but …