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A Prominent Medical Association Strongly Recommends Tai Chi & Qigong for Reducing Cancer-related Fatigue

In May 2024, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), a professional organization representing 45,000 physicians of all oncology sub-specialties who care for people with cancer, updated its guideline on…

A Master Finds Ways to Harmonize Tai Chi/Qigong and Yoga

Mike Taylor, a Tai Chi & Qigong Master Instructor certified by ATCQA, started his journey with these two healing arts at a young age, learning from his grandfather, a Captain…

Age-Specific Approaches in Tai Chi and Qigong Classes for Cancer Survivors

Having been diagnosed with and treated for cancer can have negative psychosocial repercussions that may differ across the lifespan. Mind-body therapies (MBTs), such as tai-chi/qigong or mindfulness-based cancer recovery, have…

Qigong for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

In today‚Äôs fast-paced world, work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are increasingly common, often leading to significant pain and discomfort. These disorders typically affect the lower back, neck, upper limbs, and synovial…

Enhanced Gait Initiation Explains Why Tai Chi Can Prevent Falls

As we age, maintaining stability and preventing falls becomes increasingly important. Sedentary behavior, unfortunately, is a common issue among older adults, leading to a higher risk of falls. One promising…