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Tai Chi in the News for Chronic Heart Failure: Johns Hopkins Health Alerts

“If you have mild to moderate heart failure, the ancient Chinese exercise tai chi may help improve your mood, your ability to exercise independently and your quality of life, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine (Volume 171, page 750).” The original article is available to the public at: http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=227164.     …

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Chen Taiji Laojia Yilu Workshops, Nov 3-4

Location: The Wellspring School for Healing Arts (http://thewellspring.org/), 2440 NE MLK Jr Blvd., Suite 202, Portland, OR 97212. Schedule: Saturday, Nov 3, 10am – 12pm: SRE & Laojia Yilu Saturday, Nov 3, 1pm – 3pm: Eight Energy Drills & Laojia Yilu Sunday, Nov 4, 3pm – 5pm: Laojia Yilu & Pushhands Fees: Past and current students: 1 …

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Xin Jia Yilu and Push Hands Workshop with Master Tony Wong, Sept 1-2, Los Altos, CA

My Sifu, Tony Wong, will be holding a two-day workshop over Labor Day weekend in the SF Bay Area. Portland students who are interested in this workshop may contact Yan [ yli.taiji (at) gmail (dot) com ] or register directly using contact info provided below. Workshop info copied from Sifu Tony’s website (http://www.chenfamilytaiji.com/special_events.html): Saturday – 9/1/2012 from 2:30 …

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This is Your Brain on Meditation

Research find evidence of meditation changing the brain, and related discussion on how meditation benefits our life through decision-making: http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=32480

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离开己身无物可求,执着己身永无是处(王芗斋)

A quote from the great YiQuan master 王芗斋 (Wang Xiangzhai): 离开己身无物可求,执着己身永无是处。 [Let your yi (mind/intention)] leave your body and nothing will come, focus it all within your body and it will never be of any good.

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