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New Community Tai Chi Class Begins 9/29

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (2)

Keep Your Knees Healthy and Your Body In-Balance

Posted on August 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (2)

Recently, I have seen an upswing in knee injuries — or knee pain, at the very least. 


Whenever I have a client with chronic pain or an injury, the first thing I do is a squat assessment and a gait analysis.These assessments allow me to look for imbalances in the body. The key is to recognize the imbalance, then strenthen or stretch properly to correct the imbalnce and restore normal funtion and range of mo...

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'Science of Elastic Force' Workshop With David Cohen and Aaron Green June 28

Posted on June 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Science of Elastic Force Review Workshop
with David Cohen and Aaron Green 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014 
Mid Atlantic Movement Art Studio, 630 Winchester Avenue, Martinsburg, WV 25401


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Sign Up Today for Summer Tai Chi

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (1)

Tai Chi Tuesday: Tai Chi Improves Stem Cell Count, Study Shows

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (1)


Practicing Tai Chi stimulates the body's production of stem cells, particularly beneficial to the aging body, according to a recent study by a team of physicians in the China Medical University Beigang Hospital in southern Taiwan.

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Tai Chi Tuesday: Five Days With Mark Rasmus

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Last year, when I heard Mark Rasmus was planning a workshop within a one-day drive from my house, the only thing on my mind was, "How am I going to get there?"


The workshop was held in a cabin built on 50 acres in the Smoky Mountains. Just being there was meditative.

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Tai Chi Tuesday: Functional Tai Chi

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

During my Tai Chi classes, I always get asked, "Why do we breathe the way we do? And why do we practice push hands?"

 


The answer to both of these questions is related. Breathing properly allows for better energy flow, and better energy flow increases health and relaxation.

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Five Elements of Fitness

Posted on May 19, 2014 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (3)

Sometimes we forget about the five elements of fitness:


 

  • muscular strength
  • muscular endurance
  • healthy body mass index (BMI)
  • cardio respiratory fitness
  • flexibility

 


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Chi Cultivation Workshop Offered in Fairfax June 7

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Learn how to gather, condense and pack chi into the body at a hands-on workshop with David Cohen from noon to 3 p.m. June 7 at Green Acres Center in Fairfax, Va.

 

Cultivating chi will provide the body with better relaxation and chi sensitivity for healing and martial application.

 

The fee is $30. Please register with the

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