Archive for the ‘Taiji’ Category

Can Taiji Be of General Appeal to Youths?

Taiji is an established and well-known exercise around the world, especially in China.  Why the majority of people who practice Taiji are senior citizens?  Why there are not many young people, like teenagers and younger, who practice Taiji?  Furthermore, why we seldom see children, like 10 and younger, in a Taiji class? This article answers […]

Some Speculative Thoughts on Qigong

We offer some speculative thoughts on the scientific basis of Qigong. This speculation borrows and extends on the field concept of physics that started in the 19th century with the work of Faraday and Maxwell related to the electromagnetic force, and is now the fundamental concept underlying all modern physics covering all types of interactions, […]

Some Thoughts on Meditation: What Is It, Benefits, and Scientific Basis

Mindfulness is to train the mind to focus on the present task at hand, being aware of the environment but at least for that moment not overly anxious or worry by what is going on around us.  Mindfulness is also known as meditation. This article discusses the benefits of meditation and discusses the current understanding […]

Criteria for Choosing an Exercise for Health

We all know that exercise is important for good health. The question is which exercise makes it appealing to people who would want to practice it on a regular basis. There are several criteria for choosing an exercise: It is good for your health It can be practiced in all kinds of environment, indoors or […]

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