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Tai Chi as therapy all summer

Tai Chi with Kim Kubsch

Kim Kubsch With movement, there is improvement! 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 and, at the same time, meet like-minded friends in Sun Lakes…

Tai Chi for better balance

Tai Chi by Kim

Kim Kubsch Life is a balancing act. As we age, good balance becomes the key to preventing falls, fractures and their disastrous consequences. What can you do to avoid falling? Try Tai Chi! Featuring slow flowing movements, studies show those who practice Tai Chi weekly can reduce their risk of falling by 47.5%. My classes…

Why practice Qigong?

Kim Kubsch Because Qigong is a form of disease prevention, and it stimulates the relaxation response to promote healing and strengthens the immune system. It maximizes the body’s ability to heal itself. Research by respected medical organizations has helped to merge conventional medicine with this ancient healing modality to improve the quality of health and…

Why Tai Chi and Qigong?

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Kim Kubsch Why is Tai Chi and Qigong (easy and gentle) a good fit for older adults? Because Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese practice that brings together a nice fusion of low-impact exercise and slow-paced martial arts movements. There is a steady flow with each posture moving into the next, so there is no…

How Tai Chi helps conquer fear of falling as we age

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Residents who are 55 plus in Parker, Arizona have been taking Tai Chi classes to help conquer their fear of falling. The benefits of this slow, gentle, flowing exercise were cited in a Wall Street Journal article dated May 24, 2016. The article shares how researchers explored the power of exercise to help seniors overcome apprehension…

Tai Chi classes

Forever Young - Tai Chi Parting Horses Mane class.

Senior Health and Fitness Day is May 25, the last Wednesday in May. That week and every week, celebrate your health and fitness with a variety of activities – maybe an easy and gentle, relaxing and flowing Tai Chi class! Drop-in for my weekly easy and gentle Tai Chi-QiGong classes: Easy and Gentle Tai Chi…

Hello Tai Chi, goodbye stress

Take a Tai Chi class with Kim to help relieve stress!

Kim Kubsch Stress is the ultra-toxin. We use the word stress to describe every painful, frustrating, irritating, crazy-making, sickening and otherwise ugly energy. Stress builds upon itself like a vicious cycle. Doing undesirable or repetitive tasks for too many hours is stressful. Not sleeping because you are stressed becomes more stressful. Skipping breakfast because you…

September is for Self-Improvement

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Kim Kubsch September is dedicated to self-improvement and active aging – what a perfect time to focus on your health and fitness! Do you need help with your balance or to reduce stress? Relax your mind and body, plus enhance your balance with easy and gentle Tai Chi-QiGong classes with Kim Kubsch. Easy to learn,…

Breathe easy with Tai Chi

Kim Kubsch Why is Tai Chi and Qigong beneficial to practice deep breathing exercises? The moving meditation of Tai Chi is a form of relaxation; and therefore, when practiced regularly, it often leads to the relief or prevention of symptoms commonly associated with stress, which may include high blood pressure, headaches, stomach conditions, depression, anxiety,…