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20 October

Nine percent of adult Americans have feelings of hopelessness, despondency, and/or guilt that generate a diagnosis of depression, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  At any given time, about three percent of adults have major depression, also known as major depressive disorder, a long-lasting and severe form of depression. In […]

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24 September

Sometimes learning more about the science behind the benefits of T’ai Chi Chih is helpful in explaining the positive benefits so many teachers and students experience. Still, there’s a lovely bit of mystery in considering what the Chi is, and how it works, to bring about the scientifically-explained results. Beneficial Healing Of Hands By Diana […]

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12 September

Justin Stone (1916-2012), who originated the moving meditation T’ai Chi Chih in the early 1970s, was featured prominently in the news by 1990. Here’s a Los Angeles Times article that year about Justin and TCC for those who may not have seen it before: The Moving Joy of T’ai Chi Chih January 27, 1990 / […]

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10 September

Each TCC teacher — across the US and Canada, in Europe and beyond — has his or her unique story of the benefits gained from TCC practice. Here, in a newspaper interview, Mississippi and New Jersey teachers and students explain: T’ai Chi Chih offers a range of benefits over time By Michaela Gibson Morris, Daily […]

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09 September

A UCLA study shows that practicing TCC improves physical immunity. This study looked at the effect of TCC practice on improving immunity to shingles in older adults, but the lead researcher said this work may also have importance for preventing flu and pneumonia. T’ai Chi Chih Boosts Immune System in Older Adults (Excerpted from an […]

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08 September

A newspaper in Albuquerque, NM here interviews Justin Stone, the originator of TCC, then nearly 90 years old. Among the sometimes-surprising health benefits TCC practitioners recount, this article also includes the story of a mother’s problem pregnancy and how TCC helped. “T’ai Chi Chih Practitioners Believe Balance of Energy Means Balance of Health” By Rick […]

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07 September

When Justin Stone, originator of the moving meditation practice T”ai Chi Chih, died in 2012, hundreds of people who knew and had learned from him came together as communities on Facebook and this blog to share remembrances. To learn more about Justin, TCC and its benefits, just read a few of the comments, posted below. […]

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05 September

Sometimes learning more about the science behind the benefits of T’ai Chi Chih is helpful in explaining the positive benefits so many teachers and students experience. Still, there’s a lovely bit of mystery in considering what the Chi is, and how it works, to bring about the scientifically-explained results. Beneficial Healing Of Hands By Diana […]

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29 August

“From start to end, I have grown mentally, physically and, especially, emotionally. I am so very thankful that I can maintain my positive attitude and keep myself motivated. I am also more focused than ever.” By TAM, Ellicott City, Maryland When signing up for a T’ai Chi Chih summertime class, I thought it would be […]

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22 August

Nine percent of adult Americans have feelings of hopelessness, despondency, and/or guilt that generate a diagnosis of depression, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  At any given time, about three percent of adults have major depression, also known as major depressive disorder, a long-lasting and severe form of depression. […]

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15 August

“I used to do everything for everyone and kept forgetting about myself.” Sound familiar? To Speak Or Not To Speak By Dr. Pauline Bacani Quimson, Pittsburg, California One my physical challenges has been repeatedly losing my voice. And it’s not just a figurative thing of not expressing myself. I literally start saying something and nothing […]

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08 August

It Takes A Village: Evolution Through Chi By CLB, Albuquerque, New Mexico One day during the last month of his life, Justin leaned over to me as I was leaving his home and said, “Be sure to tell all of them how grateful I am for all they have done.” My heart felt as if […]

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01 August

Energy practices like TCC can sometimes feel different to each person practicing. Ultimately in TCC, we’re all circulating the Chi. What does that mean? How does that feel? Below is an excerpt from one teacher’s story. To watch videos of TCC practice like this one, see the tccabq channel on YouTube. Hovering Or Landing? By […]

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