8 03, 2017

Make Your Balance Great Again DVD to be released in mid-April 2017

By |2017-03-08T15:36:30+00:00March 8th, 2017|

April 2017 release of my new Balance DVD: This DVD will be released in April, demonstrating a daily balance program for better mobility, stability and agility in and around the homes of mature adults. Filmed in various homes and apartments, the participants range from 60-99 years of age. Some have had hip, shoulder and knee surgeries and several have arthritis, carpel tunnel, fibromyalgia, glaucoma and hearing challenges. From the bathroom to the garage to the kitchen, your home can be [...]

4 01, 2017

Your Body at it’s Best with Tai Chi – Qigong!

By |2017-01-04T02:35:32+00:00January 4th, 2017|

“Your Body at its Best” is the theme for 2017 - not only the nutrients that our bodies crave, but also the physical movement it needs. Balancing your physical movement including cardio, weight resistance, swimming, pickle ball and walking activities, but also the balancing of your energy levels. In Tai Chi-QiGong, we aim to re-balance and re-center our energy.  This slow, rhythmic, moving meditation is nurturing for many diseases, plus it is instrumental in warding off disease. To keep your [...]

5 07, 2016

Strengthen your body to Live INDEPENDENTLY!

By |2016-07-05T16:27:59+00:00July 5th, 2016|

July 4th – A Celebration of our Independence AARP created a HomeFit Guide to help people stay in the homes they love by turning where they live into a "lifelong home," suitable for themselves and anyone in their household. The guide offers solutions that range from simple do-it-yourself fixes to improvements that are more involved and require skilled expertise but are well worth the expense. Click to download your guide to live independently at home as long as possible. With [...]

31 05, 2016

How Tai Chi Helps Conquer Fear of Falling as We Age

By |2016-05-31T14:04:34+00:00May 31st, 2016|

How Tai Chi Helps Conquer Fear of Falling as We Age: Residents who are 55+in Parker Arizona have been taking Tai Chi classes to help conquer their fear of falling. The benefits of this slow, gentle, flowing exercise were cited in a Wall Street Journal article dated May 24, 2016. Click to read more. See for yourself by attending one of my classes listed below.   Hydrate for YOUR Body Weight: Check out this easy hydration calculator to determine how [...]

24 04, 2016

Celebrate your health & fitness with Tai Chi-Qigong

By |2016-04-24T22:10:54+00:00April 24th, 2016|

May  is time for  the 23rd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day: Senior Health & Fitness Day is always held the last Wednesday in May. That week and every week, celebrate your health and fitness with a variety of mature adult-friendly activities – maybe water exercises (improve your  balance and relax your  back by walking BACKWARDS in a 3 foot deep pool), line or ballroom dancing,  or our Tai Chi class!. For more information about the National Senior Health [...]

10 04, 2016

Manage Stress with Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-Qigong and Deep Breathing

By |2016-04-10T15:42:49+00:00April 10th, 2016|

Dear Tai Chi-Qigong Friends, April is Stress Awareness Month: How often you hear yourself thinking “slow down,” yet you keep the hectic pace with a to do list that never ends? I think Lily Tomlin says it best, "The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat." Slow, deep breathing combined with gentle and easy Tai Chi and Qigong is just one practice that encourages your heart to beat slower and your muscles [...]

2 04, 2016

Forever Young Tai Chi with Kim Kubsch

By |2016-04-02T01:50:22+00:00April 2nd, 2016|

Certified Tai Chi-Qi Gong Instructor, Kim Kubsch releases third DVD! Loss of balance and agility. We all face it, but how we choose to deal with it is what plays on our health. Kim Kubsch, Certified Tai Chi-Qi Gong Instructor (ATCQA), announces her new DVD, “Forever Young Tai Chi.” Kubsch uses Tai Chi, a low-impact exercise, to teach adults how to enhance overall health, improve balance and coordination, increase flexibility, and replace stress with inner peace. “Forever Young Tai Chi” is [...]

28 02, 2016

Expand your practice with “Forever Young Tai Chi” with Kim Kubsch

By |2016-02-28T13:37:54+00:00February 28th, 2016|

Dear Tai Chi & Culinary Chi Friends, March is National Nutrition Month: Is it time to provide your body more fuel? Want to learn more about nutrients that the older adult body is in need of?  Celebrate your nutrition this month by exploring this resource of eatright.org - click here to expand your Nutrition IQ.   March 8th Release of Forever Young Tai Chi DVD:  Filmed at the intermediate class in Casa Grande, Forever Young Tai Chi will be released on [...]

5 02, 2016

Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-Qigong for Healthy & Happy Hearts

By |2016-02-05T21:27:18+00:00February 5th, 2016|

February 2016 Open hearts and minds and willingness to embrace your vision create a joyful  environment. To nourish your heart, try a new exercise or activity and let the beauty of what you love, be what you do! The Power of “I Can” JESSICA COX has famously eliminated the words “I can’t” from her vocabulary. Although born without arms as the result of a birth defect (born differently able), she has never allowed that to be a limiting factor. While she [...]

2 11, 2015

Tai Chi is a gentle stress reliever

By |2015-11-02T02:04:41+00:00November 2nd, 2015|

November 4th is National Stress Awareness Day and November is National Osteoporosis Month: If you're looking for a way to reduce stress AND strengthen bones, consider Tai Chi. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, Tai Chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Combining strong bones with humor to reduce stress, Reba McIntyre suggests, [...]