tai chi chuan

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tai chi chuan,

n See taijiquan.
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Tai Chi Chuan (or Taijiquan) is an ancient Chinese martial art designed for self-defence.
Physical activity and cognition in older adults: the potential of Tai Chi Chuan.
The inclusion criteria were being between 18-22 years old and having no Tai Chi Chuan training experience.
Tai chi chuan exercise decreases HbA1c level along with increase of regulatory T-cells and decrease of cytotoxic T-cell population in type 2 diabetic patients.
The author also reviews the use of the Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais, yoga, tai chi chuan and the pilates method.
Thus it was when I discovered Tai Chi Chuan (pronounced Ty-jee chooan), an age-old art developed in China and brought to Europe and the USA some 40 years ago).
The book also examines 21 planning techniques to prevent classroom stress; saying "no" with a smile; dealing with perfectionism and procrastination; and physical activities such as yoga, pilates, karate/kickboxing, and Tai Chi Chuan.
Enthusiasm and skill paid off in 1986 when Peter finally achieved his ambition to become an instructor,gaining certification from the International Tai Chi Chuan Association,one of the world's leading bodies.
But apart from a token effort at Tai Chi Chuan (a variation on the normal Tai Chi), I was too busy soaking up the sights, sounds and food the region has to offer.
Gaines' first exposure to Tibetan medicine, a practice that dates back to the eighth century, was in the 1970s in New York City where he was studying Tai Chi Chuan (he later made a living as an instructor).
Although Chinese medicine has been considered an "alternative" (therefore, unscientific) practice, the martial art Tai Chi Chuan or "The Grand Ultimate Fist," has improved the physical conditions and well-being of many individuals.