September 25, 2015

Tai Chi for Fall Prevention, Even in Harsh Climates"

"Minnesota has the nation’s fourth-highest rate of fall-related deaths," the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported in a recent article about how Tai Chi can prevent falls. Many studies have shown that Tai Chi helps improves many aspects of health, mobility, and balance. State commissioners of health and human services are seen here, following along in a training workshop.

Tai Chi participants can note a dramatic and quick improvement in balance and mobility by practicing even just the basics. Tai Chi is very multi-faceted, and can serve as a mindfulness exercise, as well as a martial art.

September 18, 2015

Cloudgate Dance Theater on Tour

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The innovative Taiwan-based Cloudgate Dance Theater troupe will be performing a premiere of "RICE" in New York City at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, and at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst in September 2015. Their roots are in traditional Western dance and Chinese movement disciplines such as taijiquan.