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What is T’ai Chi Ch’uan?

T’ai Chi Ch’uan (Taijiquan) is an ancient Chinese art. Its benefits include increased relaxation, lower blood pressure, improved balance, stronger bones, sharper memory, more effective concentration, and flexibility of body and mind.


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T’ai Chi Ch’uan is also a defensive art. Students of T’ai Chi Ch’uan learn to resolve conflict efficiently and with minimal strife while maintaining their authenticity. T’ai Chi Ch’uan is a form of moving meditation that anchors the practitioner and fosters strength of spirit.

Mary Lukas has been an active contributor to the Iowa City Tai Chi community since 1993. She continues study as a student of Barbara Davis at the Great River School of T’ai Chi Ch’uan in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Beachbody’s Tai Cheng Workout

What is the Beachbody Tai Cheng Workout and how will it help ease the physical pain in your joints? Medical experts claim that this type of workout should improve balance and mobility while reducing aches and pains. It consists of exercises heavily inspired by Chinese martial arts, also known to relieve senior citizens from back pain or high blood pressure. But is it too good to be true?



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