A series funded through LB Community Action Partnership with Heart of Ida on basic movements with David Hennage, Certified Tai Chi Instructor in Tai Chi for Better Balance - a research based form.
A series created by Gretchen Swanson to focus on elements of a movement. On location in the City of Long Beach.
- Up and Down (Preparation)
- Hands Float on Water (Focus)
- Fast and Slow (Warm Up)
- Spiraling (Integral)
- Tai Chi Step (Integral)
- Stroking Old Man's Beard (Complex)
- Box Ears with Soft Kick (Complex)
An online video that shows the movements of the 24-form 1) in slow motion and 2) from behind the instructor.
Research on Tai Chi and its Benefits
National Institutes of Health - Complementary and Integrative Medicine
A Comprehensive Review of Health Benefits (2010)
The Health Benefits of Tai Chi (lay terms)
Using Tai Chi to Build Strength (summary article in NY Times 2018)
And in the end its all in the doing.