4 09, 2015

ai Chi-QiGong for Fall Prevention & Active Aging

By |2015-09-04T03:17:08+00:00September 4th, 2015|

September 23 is National Fall Prevention Day & September 27-Oct 3 is Active Aging Week Have you asked your family doctor for a prescription to “get active?” Most medical practitioners encourage exercise to provide you with longevity tools of agility, coordination, endurance, balance and strength. When starting new physical fitness activities, safety is always the priority. At my easy and gentle Tai Chi-QiGong classes for older adults, safety requires listening to your body. YOU decide if you want to stand [...]

9 07, 2015

Tai Chi & QiGong to stay INDEPENDENT through the golden years!

By |2015-07-09T14:23:15+00:00July 9th, 2015|

July 4th is Independence Day In a June 2015 report by Consumer Reports, keeping your balance is one of five activities to live independently and enjoy healthy aging into your 80s and beyond. The report stated, “One of the simplest exercises is to practice standing on one leg. Also consider tai chi, which numerous studies have shown improves balance and reduces the risk of falls.” Find classes wherever you live or travel to by searching “tai chi - qigong” followed [...]

28 05, 2015

Smile and practice Tai Chi-QiGong to reduce stress!

By |2015-05-28T02:38:27+00:00May 28th, 2015|

June is National Smile Month Smiles are the second best thing to do with your lips! While some may promote good dental health during this National Smile Month, I encourage you to support more frequent smiling for stress reduction! The energy required to smile is two-thirds less than to frown. Plus stress-busting smiles often generate more positive connections with others. Try this easy exercise: Hold either chopsticks or a clean, new pencil in your mouth. Doing this activates the same [...]

27 04, 2015

Keep moving with Tai Chi to make strong bones

By |2015-04-27T17:56:36+00:00April 27th, 2015|

  May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Osteoporosis is often considered a women’s disease, yet it affects about one in four men over 50. The report stated that women over 50 are three times as likely as men to be tested using a bone-density test after suffering a fracture or broken bone. Do you know any men who benefit from Tai Chi-QiGong for their bone health, balance or flexibility? Bring them to class with you [...]

6 04, 2015

Feed your mind, body & balance with Tai Chi-QiGong!

By |2015-04-06T00:52:16+00:00April 6th, 2015|

April is National Parkinson’s Awareness & National Stress Awareness Month Regardless of age, ability, chronic disease or physical challenge, my mission statement, “to bring comfort and ease into people's daily lives by teaching methods to improve breathing, posture, balance, and relaxation - in a fun and caring atmosphere,” is universal to all of us! Attend my easy & gentle Tai Chi-QiGong class anytime; no series, no experience required. Just drop-in! UPDATES for Kim’s Weekly Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-QiGong Classes [...]

19 02, 2015

New Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-QiGong Class in Sun Lakes Arizona

By |2015-02-19T01:49:02+00:00February 19th, 2015|

A new easy & gentle Tai Chi-QiGong class taught by Kim Kubsch will start on March 4th.   Sponsored by Arizona Priority Care (AZPC) Senior Advantage Club, this class will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30pm in Sun Lakes at the Maricopa County Library Ed Robson Branch - Lecky Room. 9330 E. Riggs Road. The slow, continually-flowing movements of Tai Chi-QiGong are ideal for all ages and abilities or those with chronic diseases or physical challenges. Kim’s practice is targeted to [...]

6 02, 2015

February is National Heart Month

By |2015-02-06T15:05:57+00:00February 6th, 2015|

February is National Heart Month Three ingredients for a healthy HEART all year long are dark chocolate, deep & slow belly breathing and daily exercise. Studies have shown that Tai Chi-QiGong, deep breathing AND the antioxidants found in dark chocolate can improve blood flow, reduce blood pressure, maintain healthy arteries, and lower your risk of heart disease. UPDATES for Kim’s Weekly Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-QiGong Classes Note: click here anytime for my class schedule. Reminder: ALL venues and classes are [...]

31 12, 2014

Did you know EXERCISE is a new vital sign?

By |2014-12-31T02:26:09+00:00December 31st, 2014|

2015: Exercise is a New Vital Sign: As reported in the Wall Street Journal on December 9, 2014, did you know that exercise is a new vital sign? Patients are coming out of the doctor’s office with prescriptions for physical activity in addition to drugs, doctor referrals and follow-up protocols. Interesting to note that the original English word for “wealth” was actually wellthe” derived from the words wealth and health. Want a new prescription for your Type 2 Diabetes or [...]

23 10, 2014

Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-QiGong by Kim Kubsch at Palm Creek Golf Resort, Casa Grande

By |2014-10-23T01:56:26+00:00October 23rd, 2014|

Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-QiGong by Kim Kubsch, Safe Movements Starting November 3, 2014: Mondays, 3-4pm - Ocotillo Room. Class fee is $5. Drop-ins are welcome! This form of flowing energy derived from martial arts, consists of a series of slow, fluid movements done softly and gently. All levels and abilities are welcome. No equipment needed, just rubber-soled shoes and water! Kim Kubsch is a Tai Chi Instructor certified by the American Tai Chi-Qigong Association. She is also certified to [...]

12 10, 2014

Tai Chi in Casa Grande – new class announced

By |2014-10-12T02:54:31+00:00October 12th, 2014|

Easy and gentle Tai Chi-QiGong is expanding in Casa Grande with the addition of an Intermediate class. Effective November 3, 2014, the revised Monday class schedule for the free class sponsored by Mondays, Beginner: 1:00-2:00pm the Senior Advantage Club, part of Arizona Priority Care will be: Mondays, 12pm – 1pm INTERMEDIATE and 1:15pm – 2:15pm BEGINNER. The venue is St. Anthony of Padua Community Center, 150 N. Drylake St, south of St. Anthony’s Church. Enter from the rear parking lot. [...]