Qigong Shibashi & Tai Chi Bang

Group Classes in Bridgwater

£4.00

The Tai Chi for Health forms taught via Somerset Counselling Therapy, Bridgwater, Somerset, UK are suitable for beginners.  The main forms practiced are Shibashi 1, Shibashi 2, Silk Reeling, Eight Pieces of Brocade and Tai Chi Bang.  For more details click the Online Web Shop or enquire via the Contact Page.

Tai Chi and Qigong Research

Tai Chi and Qigong Research is new, but although some studies are inconclusive, the majority seem to back up tai chi and qigong participants' anecdotal stories of improved life quality.  At the time of writing there are approximately 1500 studies relating to tai chi and qigong.  Studie evidence show strong evidence of how tai chi and qigong improve or relieve

  • anxiety, stress and depression
  • arthritis
  • balance
  • blood pressure/hypertension
  • bone density
  • cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness
  • chronic pain
  • cognition
  • immune system and reduce inflammation
  • muscle strength
  • quality of life
  • sleep quality

Reducing Anxiety, Stress and Depression

Arthritis Relief

Improving Balance to Reduce Risk of Falls

Lowering Hypertention (Blood pressure)

Increase Bone Density

Improve Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Fitness

Chronic Pain Relief

Improving Cognitive Performance

Improve Immune System – Reduce Inflammation

Improving Muscle Strength

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5359459/ - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Baduanjin Qigong for Health Benefits: Randomized Controlled Trials

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16624847/ - Tai Chi versus brisk walking in elderly women.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085832/ - A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi

Improving Quality of Life

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5359459/ - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Baduanjin Qigong for Health Benefits: Randomized Controlled Trials
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085832/ - A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15465501/ - Effects of tai chi mind-body movement therapy on functional status and exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failure: a randomized controlled trial
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16398601/ - The effect of group aerobic exercise and t'ai chi on functional outcomes and quality of life for persons living with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

Improving Quality of Sleep

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5359459/ - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Baduanjin Qigong for Health Benefits: Randomized Controlled Trials
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15161452/ - Tai chi and self-rated quality of sleep and daytime sleepiness in older adults: a randomized controlled trial.

More Tai Chi and Qigong Research

Plenty more research studies on the following websites:

If you would like to join a class taught via Somerset Counselling Therapy in Bridgwater, Somerset visit the Online Shop or enquire via the Contact Page.  The classes are suitable for beginners.  The main forms practiced are Shibashi 1, Shibashi 2, Silk Reeling, Eight Pieces of Brocade and Tai Chi Bang.

The Tai Chi for Health forms taught via Somerset Counselling Therapy, Bridgwater, Somerset, UK are suitable for beginners.  The main forms practiced are Shibashi 1, Shibashi 2, Silk Reeling, Eight Pieces of Brocade and Tai Chi Bang.  For more details click the Online Web Shop or enquire via the Contact Page.

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