Tai Chi has long been used by the Chinese peoples to promote a calm heart in the busy day to day. This form of Qigong has found a special home with seniors, women enjoying pregnancy and children of all ages. Used even by the Mayo Clinic as a reference for stress reduction, Tai chi is a gentle way to begin exercising. Both Dr. Chen and Dr. Tang are practicioners of these arts for many years. The breathing techniques of Tai Chi have been found to lower Blood Pressure and decrease the rate of heart disease. The slow movement allows the body to develop a strong physical homeostasis which envelopes all facets of life.
Qigong is the medicine of movement in Chinese culture. A practitioner of Qigong can prescribe specialized movements in conjunction with a medical diagnosis, again focusing on the body, mind, spirit connection. The focus of Qigong healing has been successful in treating arthritis, hypertension, stress related illnesses and chronic as well as acute pain.