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Tai Chi and Qigong for Insomnia

Tai Chi and Qigong for Insomnia

UCLA has been doing high quality research in qigong and tai chi practiced as qigong. This RCT study showed significant impact on insomnia, and the low cost and easy access to tai chi was emphasized as well making tai chi an excellent option for people suffering from insomnia.

 

Excerpts from UCLA Press Release

UCLA study shows that slow-moving meditation practice  works just as well as talk therapy, and better than medication.

New UCLA research shows that tai chi, a form of slow-moving meditation, is just as effective as cognitive behavioral therapy, which has been considered the “gold standard” treatment, with both showing enduring benefits over one year.

 

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Recommendation: May 2017 issue of Harvard HealthBeat cites Tai Chi moves (aka qigong)

May 2017 issue of Harvard HealthBeat  newsletter addresses balance, and highlights tai chi moves (aka qigong) as one of the ways to improve balance.

 

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Cultivating life energy, Qigong in Cancer Care

Cultivating life energy, Qigong in Cancer Care

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Qigong in Cancer Care: Theory, Evidence-Base, and Practice.

 

Qigong in Cancer Care: Theory, Evidence-Base, and Practice.  Author: Penelope Klein.

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Important Qigong and Breast Cancer Study -April 2017

Qigong and Breast Cancer Study -April 2017

 

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Tools for Teachers - Respected Organizations Endorse Qigong

The NQA Research and Education Committee is happy to provide this handout for qigong instructors to use in support of qigong programs.

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Evidence Based Practice: Part 2 The Proof

The NQA Research and Education Committee is happy to present the second part of series on Evidence Based Practice to help qigong instructors understand and apply research in their practice.

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Evidence Based Practice: Part 1 Know the Basics

The NQA Research and Education Committee is happy to present the first part in a series to help qigong instructors understand and apply research findings in their practice.

 

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MEDITATION CAN CHANGE YOUR BRAIN

From the NQA Research and Education Committee

MEDITATION CAN CHANGE YOUR BRAIN

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