Tai Chi & Qigong classes are a great way stay connected, move your body and clear your mind. Check here for free live online Tai Chi options.
Need a little calm? Enjoy these short Qigong practices...
Have more time? Try these Tai Chi Flow experiences with Christine and see how slow movement can be powerfully energizing and uplifting...
1. Tai Chi Flow, Balancing Mind & Body Build Strength and Coordination
2. Tai Chi Flow, Balancing Mind & Body Gentle Intro to Tai Chi
Practice Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention (Tai Chi for Health) Parts 1 & 2 click here
Want access to more? Learn and practice Tai Chi & Qigong at your own pace with over 50 videos ranging from 3 to 45 minutes with Christine Bhe. On-demand access to the Student Portal is only $10/month. New content added regularly includes: Tai Chi for Arthritis part 1 classes, Sun & Yang Tai Chi Forms, standing and seated Tai Chi Flows, Qigong practices, and more. Register here. (request "student portal access" when registering)
Dance for Parkinson’s at Indianapolis Ballet offers joyful, beautiful, dance and music teacher-guided classes based on the national Dance For Parkinson's program. Weekly in person classes are free to patients and care-givers. Learn more and register here.
Have you been wanting to explore meditation? Here's a great place to start with free online guided meditations: Love Your Brain Meditation Library.
De-stress and return to stillness with this soothing 30 minute Body Scan Exercise by Jon Kabat-Zinn.
Try this excellent Full Body Wellness Foam Roll video by Dr. Lance Robbins. It's a safe alternative to a massage or other in-person body work.
Listen to James Nestor's interview on NPR, Deep Breaths: How Breathing Affects Sleep, Anxiety & Resilience
Need help with substance misuse? You are not alone, take the first step to Start Your Recovery... https://startyourrecovery.org/treatment
Enjoy and share these inspiring works...
Chungliang Al Huang's TEDx Talk about Taiji and Yin Yang theory
Meet Christine's Tai Chi mentors and enjoy a Tai Chi & Qigong flow with this World Tai Chi & Qigong Day celebration video from April 2021.
"Why You Should Ignore All That Coronavirus-Inspired Productivity Pressure" By Aisha S. Ahmad, Chronicle of Higher Education, March 27, 2020.
"If The Trees Can Keep Dancing, So Can I" A Community Poem To Cope In Crisis, Compiled by Kwame Alexander, NPR Morning Edition, April 30, 2020.
More poetry, podcasts, and inspiration... On Being with Krista Tippett.
Discover more about the vast research and benefits of practicing Qigong from the Qigong Institute.
Christine's recommended reading list
Audio book "Silence, The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise" Thich Nhat Hanh
Just One Thing with Michael Mosley - "Try Tai Chi" BBC Sounds podcast, January 2023
The Secret Kissing of the Sun and Moon Hang Massive
Albany Guardian Society offers free classes online and in person, "improving aging through education".
Perks at Work - Community Online Academy offers a wide range of free classes every Thursday for adults and children.
Support the global efforts of our Tai Chi family. Yulia Tolstikov-Mast PhD is working to aid Ukrainian refugees in Poland. Contribute here https://gofund.me/12a56258 to get relief directly to those in need. Other organizations she recommends supporting based on her experiences are Indiana Supports Ukraine and World Central Kitchen.
Click and shop for a cause, The Greater Good's Veterans Site helps support homeless and hungry veterans.
Share the Qi! Help Christine share the benefits of Tai Chi & Qigong by contributing here to help keep classes available to all.
Spread a little Peace, Love, and Qi with the world and let others know you play Tai Chi! Here's our source for Tai Chi attire, mugs and other cool stuff: TeePublic.com
Try traditional Chinese Taiji classes with an emphasis on martial applications with Master Zhichao Ling, Christine's shifu. Master Ling offers Yang Taiji 101 for beginners on Fridays at 4 pm. More info is here.
Yang Taiji 24 and 48 Forms, Taiji Sword and Fan Forms classes are also available.
Visit Master Ling's website for schedules and pricing.
May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Support local businesses and do what you can to stop racism in its tracks. Silence is no longer acceptable. Asian Americans is a 5 part documentary series being streamed for free on PBS. It's an eye-opening look at the diverse Asian American experience. https://www.pbs.org/weta/asian-americans/
Your generous support is greatly appreciated in helping Christine Bhe continue her mission of sharing the benefits of Tai Chi & Qigong with everyone.
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