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Tai Chi with Kim

Kim Kubsch Help prevent fractures with the bone-strengthening effects of Tai Chi. Tai Chi provides a gradual approach to building strength, increasing flexibility, and even improving cardio fitness. It’s about moderation and minimizing the risk of injury. Instead of lifting heavy weights, you’ll build strength through slow movements, slightly-flexed stances, shifting your weight from leg…

Stand tall, don’t fall

Kim Kubsch Falling down is life; getting up is living. When we stand tall with strong posture, our balance will be the beneficiary. But what happens when we sit? How do you feel your body suffers from prolonged sitting? Here are adverse effects on the body that can occur from sitting for too long: *…

Keep moving with Tai Chi

One key to longevity is to get moving and keep moving. The “moving meditation” practice of easy and gentle Tai Chi-QiGong helps calm your mind, balance your emotions and is an active way to take care of yourself. What better way to know “I’m taking care of myself!” than to do a practice that nourishes…

Sync your brain and body with Tai Chi

Want a workout for your brain? Then add the movements of Tai Chi – an ideal way to exercise with purposeful, mindful movement. Often, we think of “mindful” as slow. The slower you go with Tai Chi, the more you have to work on keeping your thoughts on what you are doing to keep the…

Nuture your independence with Tai Chi

  Kim Kubsch More than one in three persons over the age of 65 falls each year, often at home. Once a fall occurs, you are three to four times more likely to fall again within six months. Up to 80% of these falls occur in the bathroom. Interesting that during our youth, we have…

Gentle Tai Chi puts health in balance

  Kim Kubsch Did you know that the gentle martial art of tai chi can build strength and ease symptoms? Tai chi can be a great indoor movement to enjoy any time of year, but especially during our hot summers. At the same time, meet like-minded friends in Sun Lakes and share healthy lifestyle ideas.…

Enjoy good posture and balance with Tai Chi

  Kim Kubsch In Tai Chi and Qigong, good posture centers around the principle of verticality. That means the head is centered over the torso, the torso rests over the hips and the hips are centered over the legs and feet, your base of support. The spine is literally the backbone of verticality. In this…

My love of Tai Chi

Kim Kubsch Life in balance is a body in motion. When we are accustomed to moving quickly and with ease, slowing down can be difficult to do. Why do I love Tai Chi-Qigong like I do? Moving gracefully and with ease is beautiful to watch. While living and working throughout Asia for 10 years, I…

Tai Chi for self improvement

Kim Kubsch In this lifetime, your body is the only home you’ll ever have the chance to live in. No matter what condition your home is in, it’s always possible to launch an improvement project that will enhance your environment and your experiences. The same is true for the body you live in – start…