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World Tai Chi & Qigong Day's Founders have,
traveled the globe searching for emerging
data on the "science behind the ancient
mind-body arts of Tai Chi and Qigong.
Through and the
annual global event of World Tai Chi &
Qigong Day they share this valuable
information with the world as a FREE
public service.

WTCQD Founders tour Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Tai Chi Research Center with Professor William Tsang:

Hong Kong Polytechnic researcher, Dr. Shirley Ngai speaks
to Australian Physiology Association on "Changes in Cerebral
Oxygenation During Tai Chi and Qigong Practice."

Harvard's Dr. Peter Wayne, author of The Harvard Medical
School Guide to Tai Chi, speaks on Harvard's Tai Chi research

MSNBC News on Dr. Shin Lin of the University of California
Irvine's Tai Chi Science Research Program.
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Dr. Peter Wayne on what diseases Tai Chi can help with, and how

is used by Tai Chi and Qigong enthusiasts, health professionals,
and government agencies worldwide.

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Nearly 100 common health issues will drop down,
offering links to medical research articles to help
you and your loved ones learn how Tai Chi or Qigong
can help "high blood pressure," "ADHD," "depression,"
"chronic pain," "type 2 diabetes," "heart disease," "arthritis," etc.

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Forward this page to every PHYSICIAN you know!

Recent research showed that Tai Chi was a more effective Stroke Rehabilitation therapy than the U.S. Medicare covered SilverSneakers Program. It is increasingly apparent that U.S. Medicare and private insurers should cover Tai Chi and Qigong, to reduce our nation's health costs.

Our Tai Chi Medical Research Library enabled Australian Tai Chi teacher, Rod Ferguson, to create a proposal that resulted in his Australian State government's funding of a senior services program for Tai Chi for seniors as a way to lower their nation's future health costs.

Harvard Medical School Released Historic Tai Chi Medical Research Lecture Commemorating World Tai Chi Day!

VIDEO: Qigong Breathing Tutorial

You will also find short videos explaining aspects of Tai Chi, Qigong, and Chinese Energy Medicine, and a video tutorial on "Qigong Breathing." (above)

Visit our "FREE Online Lesson" section for online Tai Chi or Qigong lessons. Visit our "Find Local Classes" sections to find contact information posted by Tai Chi and Qigong teachers in your local area.



Tai Chi... might well be called medication in motion ... [because of] growing evidence Tai Chi has value in treating or preventing many health problems.
-- Harvard Medical Health Publication

Harvard Research Pioneer, Dr. Herb Benson Explains Why Tai Chi & Qigong are Profound Parts of Modern Medicine

PBS Affiliate on "How Tai Chi can Help Chronic Health Issues:

Testimonials: Tai Chi Changes Lives!

The new Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi is a powerful reference book for all tai chi and qigong advocates, teachers, etc., and the Harvard Medical School guide cites's expansion of global awareness of tai chi and qigong!

For thousands of years people around the world have developed alternative therapies to treat the body, mind, and the soul ... this is the area of energy medicine.
-- Dr. Oz (the Dr. Oz Show)

"By linking my site to World Tai Chi & Qigong Day's comprehensive and easy to use listing of health research, I help prospective students with health concerns learn that Tai Chi will be both safe and beneficial for them. Rather than reinventing the wheel, I just link to this health benefits page on World Tai Chi Day's website, and provide this service without all the work."

Thank you.

Master Teacher Vincent J. Lasorso, Jr.
White Willow School of Tai Chi
Cincinnati, Ohio

* NOTE: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day advises that consulting your physician before beginning any new exercise, herbal, diet, or health program is advisable. The research listed here is meant to help stimulate a discussion between you and your physician, your health insurance carrier, etc., not as medical advise.

Medical research and comments provided here are hoped to stimulate a more robust discussion of powerful natural mind/body health tools. In popular media, health media, and government a disturbing lack of attention to stunning emerging research has occured, including the UCLA study indicating Tai Chi participants enjoyed a 50% increase in immune system resistance to viral infection."

VIDEO: The Basis of Chinese Energy Medicine Including Tai Chi and Qigong

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