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Shifting to Balance — May Health Recovery Week at International Centre in Orangeville, Ontario 0

Shifting to Balance — May Health Recovery Week at International Centre in Orangeville, Ontario

“Keep it simple”, says Frazer Smith as he leads 31 participants at the May Health Recovery program at the International Centre in Orangeville.  “Up, up, …” go the participants as the instructor guides us through the first few moves of the set. And slowly, gently, softly day one ends with a shifting to balance.   […]
Osteoporosis and Taoist Tai Chi® practice 0

Osteoporosis and Taoist Tai Chi® practice

Did you know that Taoist Tai Chi® arts can straighten out severely damaged osteoporotic vertebrae without the aid of analgesic or prescription drugs? These two X-rays show: left the spine in 2016 and on the right 2015. 2016 shows the expansion created by straightening things out so now I can sing again as the air […]
The Sheer Joy of Movement – Health Recovery Program at Orangeville, September, 2016 0

The Sheer Joy of Movement – Health Recovery Program at Orangeville, September, 2016

I experience the sheer joy of movement – of moving a body that has been paralyzed. These words are from one of the participants talking about their experience of doing Tai Chi at the International Centre in Orangeville. On day 4 of our 5-day Health Recovery Program there are looks of focus and determination on […]
Surrey, British Columbia Hosts Annual Picnic 0

Surrey, British Columbia Hosts Annual Picnic

A fun time was had by over 60 people and 3 dogs at the annual Surrey Branch Picnic on Saturday, July 23. Attendees from the Surrey, Chilliwack, and Vancouver branches were enthusiastic about doing the “109th tai chi move” as they dug into the variety of foods brought for the potluck get-together. Sets of tai […]
Taoist Tai Chi helps with “very grim” Parkinson’s challenge 0

Taoist Tai Chi helps with “very grim” Parkinson’s challenge

Simple activities like putting on a coat were becoming a challenge for Assunta Scaini as she struggled with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as constant tremors, stiffness, fatigue, poor balance and frequent falls. Assunta started practicing Taoist Tai Chi in Toronto 30 years ago. Within just a few weeks she started to feel good again […]
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