29 10, 2017

What slow dance improves balance? TAI CHI does!

By |2017-10-29T16:06:39+00:00October 29th, 2017|

November is National Stress Awareness Day, World COPD Day, National Osteoporosis and National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month As we enter the busy, festive season, how do we move slowly and breathe deeply in a fast world around us? Indeed, slowing down is hard to do. As we age, Tai Chi-Qigong is very nourishing to our bodies. An easy and gentle one-hour Tai Chi – Qigong class for mature adults is a great way to slow down and breathe deeply. In [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]