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Links to Internet Videos

Helpful demonstrations

Links to Internet Videos

Students from Native American Youth and Family Center describe the benefits of Tai Chi in thier own words.

Jesse Tsao demonstrates 8 Pieces of Brocade

Tai Chi Articles

Information on getting started with Tai Chi, including history, benefits, and tips for seniors.

Tai Chi can be especially helpful for seniors by reducing the risk of dementia, depression, and falls. Other possible benefits including increasing bone density, immune system enhancement, and balance improvement

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)... adopted a new name - the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH). The Congress changed the Center's name to more accurately reflect the Center's research commitment to studying promising health approaches that are already in use by the American public, including Tai Chi and Qigong.

Meditation Communities

Guiding Teacher -- Robert Beatty The Portland Insight Meditation Community is an experiment in American Buddhism. While we hold closely to the essential teachings of the Buddha, we are dedicated to evolving beyond the ritualism, sexism, hierarchy and other cultural artifacts that have characterized traditional religion. We welcome everyone: members of other faith traditions, male, female, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, single, partnered, all skin colors and ages.

The Insight Meditation Center (IMC) is a community-based urban meditation center for the practice of Vipassana or Insight meditation guided by Gil Fronsdal and Andrea Fella. We are a non-residential center in Redwood City, California, dedicated to the study and practice of Buddhist teachings.

Unfettered Mind is a Buddhist service organization that provides instruction, training programs, and guidance in Buddhist methods for being awake and present in your life. Established in 1991 by Ken McLeod, author of Wake Up to Your Life.

A web site designed to provide information on the basic theory of vipassana meditation, also known as mindfulness or insight meditation. Here you will find how vipassana can be applied to many practical issues as well as how it relates to other meditation practices such as Christian contemplation.

Vitvan founded the School of the Natural Order in 1946. More than anything else, he desired to share his understanding of this energy world as natural order process and the deep sense of inner peace and security which accompanies our growth in understanding. The School of the Natural Order headquarters, founded by Vitvan in eastern Nevada, is maintained by a small group of students who continue to publish and distribute his books and lesson courses. Seminars are held in the summer. Rustic accommodations are also available for students who wish to study and meditate in the peace and quiet of this remote area of the high desert.

Tai Chi

Suman Barkhas, Head Teacher Source for Tai Chi and Yoga classes in Eugene, OR

Dr. Paul Lam, Founder Source for Tai Chi routines and applications for many health concerns, ex. Tai Chi for Arthritis

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