9 05, 2017

With balancing movements, there is improvement!

By |2017-05-09T14:34:55+00:00May 9th, 2017|

May 31st is National Senior Health & Fitness Day 100,000 older adults will participate in activities at more than 1,000 locations throughout the U.S. on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 as we celebrate the 24th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day. The common goal for this day: to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. This year’s theme for the nation's largest annual health promotion event for older adults is With Movement, There’s Improvement. What will you do to improve [...]

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 [...]

8 03, 2014

Tai Chi-QiGong – a journey of continually flowing optimism!

By |2014-03-08T01:29:50+00:00March 8th, 2014|

Dear Tai Chi and Culinary Chi friends, March is National Optimism Month “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  During your optimistic journey, keep in mind that learning is a gift, even when pain is your teacher. Japanese Friendship Garden Lecture Series: Experience Tai Chi-QiGong On Sunday, March 16th at 1pm, I will share Tai Chi at the serene and tranquil Japanese Friendship Garden in central Phoenix. I [...]

19 08, 2013

Active aging to prevent falls and injuries

By |2013-08-19T23:30:29+00:00August 19th, 2013|

The first day of fall this year is September 22 - a timely date to increase awareness of fall prevention. In addition, Active Aging Week will be celebrated from September 22-28. What activities do you do each day to remain active without injury and reduce your risk of falls? Better yet, what do you do to prevent falls? What is the quality of your daily exercise and nutrition? Do you experience hearing loss, vision challenges or medication interactions? So many [...]

14 08, 2013

Unwind everyday, especially on National Relaxation Day, August 15

By |2013-08-14T15:18:07+00:00August 14th, 2013|

National Relaxation Day - what a great reason to slow down and reduce the stress of everyday life! Chronic stress is the catalyst for up to 80% of all illnesses. Try the life-changing Chinese medicine of Tai Chi and QiGong to worry less and live more and to slow down the mind and the body! Lily Tomlin suggests, “for fast-acting relief, try slowing down.” Where and When? Monday - Friday weekly Tai Chi with Kim Kubsch classes. No equipment necessary [...]

23 04, 2013

Harvard Medical School is a big cheerleader of Tai Chi!

By |2013-04-23T14:45:11+00:00April 23rd, 2013|

As a Certified Tai Chi Practitioner, I am thrilled with the new book release, The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi: 12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart, and Sharp Mind. Conventional medical science on the Chinese art of Tai Chi now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries: regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being. Cutting-edge research from Harvard Medical School also supports the long-standing [...]

7 05, 2012

World Tai Chi Qigong Day 2012 in Bhutan, the Land of Gross National Happiness

By |2012-05-07T19:46:00+00:00May 7th, 2012|

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day (WTCQD) is an event that attracts thousands of people worldwide, in over 70 nations. For the first time, Kim Kubsch,Tai Chi Instructor and Sun Lakes resident, introduced WTCQD to the beautiful country of Bhutan. THANK YOU Shareb Zangmo, Sonam Tshering, Tshering Dorji and Sonam Zangmo (pictured  above with Kim Kubsch) for allowing me to share Tai Chi with you! Filled with majestic mountains and charming people with the deepest spirituality, Kim got an inside look at the culture [...]

14 03, 2012

Join the fun at World Tai Chi Day (WTCD) 2012, Scottsdale, Arizona

By |2012-03-14T00:11:20+00:00March 14th, 2012|

Pictured above: Bill Douglas, Co-Founder of WTCD with Phoenix area Tai Chi instructor, Kim Kubsch, SafeMovements.com World Tai Chi & Qigong Day (WTCD) occurs because thousands worldwide who share a common vision of hope & healing for our planet and her people come together each year to organize events in 65 nations. Last week, Bill & Angela Douglas, Co-Founders of WTCD visited Phoenix and held several workshops, one of which I attended at Elizabeth Keith's beautifull Movement Education studio in north Phoenix.  [...]