Confused? Here is a helpful website by NPR that has good advice and a state by state guide you on how and where to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
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.
Missed a class? No worries, here are some 45 minute TaijiFit Flow experiences you can do anytime!
Need a little calm? Enjoy one of my favorite Qigong sets - 7 Movements of the Sky Fisherman Qigong
Want to slow down and get away from it all? Take a virtual vacation - Tai Chi walk on the Beach
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.
Have you been wanting to explore meditation? Here's a great place to start with free online guided meditations: Love Your Brain Meditation Library.
Take a break and cultivate calmness with this 10 minute sitting meditation "Dealing with Covid-19" with Master Yang Yang, Ph.D.
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
Enjoy and share these inspiring works...
The Secret Kissing of the Sun and Moon - Hang Massive
"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 and inspiration... On Being
If you have resources to share, put to them to work with the Central Indiana COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund. They provide grants to 32 human service organizations in a six-county region of central Indiana.
Share the Qi! Help Christine share the benefits of Tai Chi & Qigong by contributing here to help keep classes available to all.
Click and shop for a cause, The Greater Good's Veterans Site helps support homeless and hungry veterans.
The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi: 12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart & Sharp Mind Peter M. Wayne, PhD, with Mark L. Fuerst, 2013 Harvard Health Publications. ISBN: 978-1-59030-942-1
T'ai Chi Classics Translated with Commentary by Waysun Liao, 2000 Shambhala Publications. ISBN: 978-1-57062-749-1
The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & QiGong Bill Douglas, 1999, Alpha Books.
Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power Yang Yang PhD, with Scott A. Grubisich, 2008 Zhenwu Publications. ISBN: 978-0-9740990-1-9
The Dao De Jing, A Qigong Interpretation Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, 2018 YMAA Publication Center, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-5943-9619-9
A Study of Taijiquan Sun Lutang, translated by Tim Cartmell, 2003, Blue Snake Books. ISBN: 978-1-55643-462-4
Mindful Exercise, Metarobics, Healing, and the Power of Tai Chi Peter Anthony Gryffin, PhD, 2018 YMAA Publication Center, Inc. ISBN: 9-781-1-5943-9617-5
Qigong for Self-Refinement - Total Health with the 5 Elements Chris Shelton, 2013 Balboa Press.
The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing Kenneth S. Cohen, 1997 The Random House Publishing Group. ISBN: 0-345-42109-4
Thinking Body, Dancing Mind: TaoSports for Extraordinary Performance in Athletics, Business and Life Chungliang Al Huang and Jerry Lynch, 1992 Bantam Books. ISBN: 0-553-37378-1
Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain: the Essence of Tai Ji Chungliang Al Huang, 1973 Real People Press. ISBN: 0-89087-504-9
Laoshi: Tai Chi, Teachers and Pursuit of Principle Jan Kauskas, 2014 Via Media Publishing.
Laoshi's Legacy: Emergence from Shadow Jan Kauskas, 2018 Via Media Publishing.
Energy Medicine: Balancing Your Body's Energies for Optimal Health, Joy and Vitality Donna Eden with David Feinstein, PhD, 2008 Penguin Books Ltd. ISBN:978-1-58542-650-8
The Healer Within: Using Traditional Chinese Techniques to Release Your Body's Own Medicine Roger Jahnke, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, 1997 Harper Collins. ISBN: 0-06-251477-6
The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine Ted J. Kaptchuk, OMD, 2000 Contemporary Publishing Group, Inc. ISBN: 0-8092-2840-8
Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being Martin E.P. Seligman, 2011 Atria Paperback. ISBN: 978-1-4391-9076-0
Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life Thich Nhat Hanh, 1991 Bantam Books. ISBN: 978-0-553-35139-2
The Longevity Plan: Seven Life-Transforming Lessons from Ancient China Dr. John D. Day and Jane Ann Day, 2017 Harper Collins Publishing. ISBN: 978-0-06-231981-4
Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment George Leonard, 1991 Plume. ISBN: 978-0-45226-756-5
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/
Try traditional Chinese Taiji & Qigong classes 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 in-person and online.
Visit Master Ling's website for schedules and pricing.
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