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World Tai Chi & Qigong Day: April 28th

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day: April 28th

Get excited, but not crazy excited, more like peacefully excited for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day on April 28th - that's this Saturday.

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day has been created to educate the public on medical research indicating that 70 to 85 percent of illnesses are caused by stress. Emerging medical research has shown that Tai Chi & Qigong can both profoundly benefit personal, physical, emotional and mental health. World Tai Chi & Qigong Day begins at 10 am with groups in New Zealand, and then quietly spreads time zone by time zone across the globe, to finish with the final events in Hawaii. Check out the site to find a World Tai Chi & Qigong Day event near you.

OK great but what are they? Well, Tai Chi describes the vast ways of martial art styles originating in China. Most recently reports are saying that Tai Chi is an effective way to prevent shingles. Qigong on the other hand is an aspect of traditional Chinese medicine involving the coordination of different breathing patterns with various physical postures and motions of the body. Together they make two wonderful forms of promoting a healthy, happy you... hey, that's kind of like FitSugar.

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