How Tai Chi Can Sharpen Up Your Brain

Training your brain, brain training, how do you do it and, does it work and help to slow down and prevent mental deterioration as we age?   Do Brain Training Games Really Work?   Many games manufacturers would have us believe that their products do help with focus, concentration and even, improving your IQ.  MindCraft…

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How Much Exercise Do You Really Do?

How much exercise do you really do?  Most of us would probably admit that we could do more, if we had the time and the inclination!  We are, apparently, a nation on couch potatoes with 8 in 10 of us being fat!  We no longer walk anywhere, preferring to have our shopping delivered from supermarkets…

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If Music be the food of love . . . Tai Chi on!

Lots of interesting articles about music for you this week.   Tai Chi is brilliant for stress negative emotions and so much more, worldwide research tells us.  One question I have been asked so many times before is why don’t we use music we people are learning Tai Chi? Music and Tai Chi   We…

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Lose Weight with Tai Chi and a cup of Coffee.

New research from China shows that coffee could be the answer to helping us get more out of our exercises, move more and lose weight.  This is because coffee affects both our appetite and metabolism.  Ironically exercise cuts our appetite for high fat foods.     That’s great.  A way to achieve better results, faster…

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Friends as Benefits – Exercise Better If Done with Friends

Tai chi is, generally, considered to be a solo activity.  You practise daily, on your own, to allow you to fully concentrate and relax without distraction.  But, what if you are missing out?   I’ve done some digging this week into how good group exercise is for us.  We teach our tai chi in weekly…

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