People who practice Tai Chi, Chi Kung(Qi Gong), Meditation and yoga produce significantly lower amounts of molecules that activate inflammation-causing genes, a study review found.

Posted by on May 4, 2018 in Blog, Chi Kung, Meditation, Tai Chi | No Comments

Tai Chi, Chi Kung(Qi Gong), Meditation and Yoga don’t just calm the mind – they seem to affect our DNA too. There’s evidence that such “Mind-body interventions” dampen the activity of genes associated with inflammation – essentially reversing molecular damage caused by stress. What Is the Molecular Signature of Mind–Body Interventions? A Systematic Review of […]

“Peace of mind and a comfortable body.”-Dharma-Zen chi kung exercise for you

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in Calgary, Chi Kung, General, Uncategorized | No Comments

Danny designs Chi Kung forms with modern people in mind. He uses Shaolin forms, Taoist forms, martial arts movements and movements of his own creation, to create chi kung sets. These routines, when practiced daily and properly, are really good for your overall health. Proper breathing and body movements are emphasized while promoting coordination, energy […]

Tai Chi Could Be a Healthy Move for Your Heart

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Blog, Chi Kung, Tai Chi | No Comments

“http://consumer.healthday.com/alternative-medicine-information-3/chinese-medicine-news-127/chinese-exercises-heart-health-jaha-release-batch-2566-708755.html”                WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Tai chi and other traditional Chinese exercises may benefit people with heart disease, researchers report. The new review of 35 studies included more than 2,200 people in 10 countries. The investigators found that, among people with heart disease, these types […]

Better Sleep and Tai Chi Reduce Inflammation and Promote Health

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Tai Chi, Uncategorized | No Comments

https://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/research-and-journals/better-sleep-and-tai-chi-reduce-inflammation-and-promote-health Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Philadelphia, PA, November 5, 2015 Inflammatory processes occur throughout the body, with a primary function of promoting healing after injury. However, when too active, these inflammatory processes can also damage the body in many ways, and may contribute to heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and other significant medical […]

Tai chi can help older patients with disabling conditions – study

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in Blog, Tai Chi | No Comments

GPs should prescribe sessions of Chinese exercises, study says, after finding it helps patients with breathing problems, osteoarthritis and heart disease        http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/17/tai-chi-help-older-patients-disabling-conditions-study http://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2015/09/04/bjsports-2014-094388 Tai chi can relieve some of the most crippling symptoms of disabling conditions such as osteoarthritis, heart disease and chronic breathing problems in older people, a study shows. The […]

Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation Journey 2016

Posted by on Aug 8, 2015 in Blog, Chi Kung, Meditation, Retreat, Tai Chi, Workshop | One Comment

There is a Chinese saying that goes like this “xíng wàn lǐ lù shèng dú wàn juàn shū”. It means “You can learn more by travelling a thousand miles than by reading a thousand books.” In this spirit, Dharma-Zen Tai Chi Studio, in cooperation with Travel Time Inc, is promoting four Tai Chi, Chi Kung […]

A Tai Chi Weekend in The Rocky Mountains!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Calgary, Chi Kung, Meditation, Philosophy, Retreat, Tai Chi, Tea | No Comments

Danny will be hosting another Rocky Mountain Tai Chi retreat at the Cross River Wilderness Centre!  Enjoy fresh air, a wood fire hot tub, nature and Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Meditation and camp fires!  Click here for more info!  

Austin Tai Chi Workshop!

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Austin, Chi Kung, Meditation, Philosophy, Tai Chi, Workshop | No Comments

Danny will be back in town teaching a Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation workshop the first weekend in May, on May 2nd and 3rd!  Details in the poster.  Contact Danny for more info!  

2015 Dharma-Zen Tai Chi & Qi Gong Workshop & Retreat

Tai Chi & Chi Kung Retreats at  CrossRiver Wilderness Centre Date: June 26~28 2015   http://www.crossriver.ca/dharmazentaichiqigongbuddhismretreat.asp

Epigenetics: More Western Scientific Support for Tai Chi, Chi Kung, Meditation…

In this NOVA science video, researchers discuss epigenetics. Imagine genes are like computer hardware. Epigenetics is like the software, that tells the computer when to work, when to rest, what to do. Your heart, skin, hair all have the same genes. Epigenetics changes the genes into the type of cell you need in a certain […]