What the Science Says About the Effectiveness of Tai Chi and Qi Gong

Research findings suggest that practicing tai chi may improve balance and stability in older people and those with Parkinson’s, reduce pain from knee osteoarthritis, help people cope with fibromyalgia  and back pain,  and promote quality of life and mood in people with heart failure  and cancer. There’s been less research on the effects of qi gong, but some studies suggest it may reduce chronic neck pain (although results are mixed) and pain from fibromyalgia. Qi gong also may help to improve general quality of life.

Both also may offer psychological benefits, 

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What we teach: Yang Style according to Grand Master Cheng Man-Ching

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Battery Park Christian Church

4201 Brook Road

Richmond, VA 23227

 

 

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