7 05, 2019

The Mind/Body Connection of Tai Chi

By |2019-05-07T01:43:13+00:00May 7th, 2019|

May 29 is National Senior Health & Fitness Day: Gentle Stretching is very powerful for providing seniors health in balance. Tai Chi is ideal for seniors. The practice features a series of gentle movements and stretches to improve balance and coordination, which can help prevent breaks, fractures and falls. Tai Chi can be done as your workout of the day or as a soft, relaxing complement to any daily workout. Once you relax with the practice, you will enjoy the [...]

3 10, 2017

Healing and rejuvenating with Tai Chi-Qigong

By |2017-10-03T01:40:03+00:00October 3rd, 2017|

Dear Tai Chi and Culinary Chi Friends, October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) and October 7 is National Qigong Day Tai Chi that translates into physical therapy (PT) is relaxation. Physical therapy exercises and sessions are more effective when the participant is relaxed and his or her muscles are “loose.” With Tai Chi and PT, participants relax, maintain the correct posture and then use breathing techniques plus mind-body coordination. Their awareness focuses on increasing flexibility as well as strength. [...]

2 08, 2017

Smooth, Relaxing Movements with Tai Chi & Qigong by Kim Kubsch

By |2017-08-02T02:12:03+00:00August 2nd, 2017|

August 15 is National Relaxation Day Relaxation Day is all about winding down and just taking it easy. If you’re lucky, you celebrate some relaxation every day. Maybe enjoy a quiet time watching TV from the sofa, a nap mid-day, a mindless bath. Exercise is proved to help lift your mood and reduce stress. Perhaps consider some easy and gentle Tai chi – Qigong, all in the spirit of RELAXING! Do you want to delay Brain Aging? MIND Diet Workshop [...]

2 07, 2017

How stable is your balance on one leg?

By |2017-07-02T22:33:26+00:00July 2nd, 2017|

Dear Tai Chi-Qigong & Culinary Friends, July 4th is Independence Day More than one in three persons over the age of 65, falls each year, often at home. Up to 80% of these falls occur in the bathroom. During our youth, we have a quest to be “independent.” And during our vintage years of 65+, we cherish our independence and want to stay living in our own home as long as possible. There is no free ride to the latter [...]

2 06, 2017

Healing with Easy & Gentle Tai Chi-Qigong by Kim Kubsch

By |2017-06-02T00:25:52+00:00June 2nd, 2017|

June is National Cancer SURVIVORS Month National Cancer Survivors Day® on June 4th is a CELEBRATION for those who have survived, an INSPIRATION for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of SUPPORT for families, and an OUTREACH to the community. The Casa Grande Cancer Support Center is celebrating its five year anniversary. It offers very resourceful information each weekday from 9am-1pm, as well as a great range of activities from healing nutrition to caregiver support, yoga, sound healing, etc. I am [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]