Tai Chi Ch’uan

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A health-enhancing system of movements and exercise rooted in ancient Chinese philosophy and martial arts
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A recent study points to the benefits of tai ji quan--an ancient Chinese martial art that is similar to tai chi--for preventing falls among older adults.
Participants were randomized to either two 60-minute weekly classes of Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance (TJQMBB) for 24 weeks; multimodal exercise (MME) integrating balance, aerobics, strength, and flexibility activities; or stretching exercises.
Around 20 pupils demonstrated a traditional Chinese dance before the Lord Lieutenant took part with more students in a Tai Ji Quan session, where he learned the difference between the moves.
One trial titled "Health Qigong Tai Ji Quan Adjuvant Therapy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Observational Studies" is an unpublished literature, which was retrieved from the Doctoral and Master Dissertation Library of CNKI.
Li-Young Lee: "Home" is a word and, like any word, subject to a paradox all words seem subject to, a paradox I find interesting for a number of reasons, including its correspondence to certain principles of yin and yang, known to the Chinese as tai ji, or the great polarity, and known in the West as the Word, or Logos, what Heraclitus called the dynamism of polar opposites.
Tai Ji Quan exercise for people with Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative movement disorders.
PubMed, PsycINFO, Embase, Cochrane Library databases, the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register and Chinese databases (WanFang Database, Chinese Biomedical database and China Journal Net) were searched, from inception of the database until Aug 27 2016, using the following search terms: (Schizophrenia OR Schizophrenias OR Schizophrenic Disorder OR Disorder, Schizophrenic OR Disorders, Schizophrenic OR Schizophrenic Disorder OR Dementia Praecox) AND (Tai-ji OR Tai Chi OR Chi, Tai OR Tai Ji Quan OR Ji Quan, Tai OR Quan, Tai Ji OR Taiji OR Taijiquan OR T'ai Chi OR Tai Chi Chuan) AND (randomized controlled trial OR controlled clinical trial OR randomized OR placebo OR randomly OR trial OR groups).
Beijing is influenced in its dealings with other nations by Tai Ji, an ancient philosophy best understood by reading Lao Tzu's 'Tao Ti Ching' written around the 4th Century BC.
"Tai chi" is a westernized way of saying "tai ji quan." Tai meaning "greatest," ji meaning "utmost," and quan meaning "fist." Certainly not the name one would expect for a combat art noted for its softness.
Apskritai, kalbant apie aikstes kompozicija, tai ji, sio straipsnio autoriaus manymu, yra formali, ja kuriant, vadovautasi tik pasirinktu apskritimo formu isdestymu--apie paminkla, dideli gelyna bei mazesni minetu suolu apskritimai apie keturis aikstes medelius.
Written by a physical therapist and an expert in Tai Ji and Qi Gong, "Healing Gifts" contains "the perfect balance of movement and meditation" specifically adapted to breast cancer recovery needs.