Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness with Tai Chi

Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness with Tai Chi By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “practicing Tai Chi Chuan regularly may delay the decline of cardiorespiratory function in older individuals. In addition, TCC may be prescribed as a suitable aerobic exercise for older adults.” – J.S. Lai   Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer, claiming more […]

Improve Well-Being in the Elderly with Tai Chi

Improve Well-Being in the Elderly with Tai Chi   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Practising the ancient martial art of Tai Chi is so beneficial to elderly people’s health that it should be “the preferred mode of training”, according to scientists.” – The Telegraph   We celebrate the increasing longevity of the population. […]

Improve Parkinson’s Disease with Group Tai Chi Practice

Improve Parkinson’s Disease with Group Tai Chi Practice   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Tai chi, an ancient martial art characterized by slow, flowing movement and meditation, helps improve balance and movement control for people with Parkinson’s disease.” – Tara Parker-Pope   Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is an incurable progressive degenerative disease of the […]