The simple exercise movements in the first video below have helped people from 9 to 90 years old. Teachers and students report that doing these movements daily can help: lower blood pressure; increase circulation; aid digestion; assist in weight loss; improve muscle flexibility and balance; increase energy and productivity; enhance clarity and peace of mind as well as reduce stress.The National Parkinson Foundation website and Health Professionals recommend the first DVD below – “Easy TaiChi-Qigong”. ORDER with a credit card or mail us a check.
We took down the video on YouTube that offered a free dvd – but several people copied that OLD video and are still playing it. You can join in with those exercises at the bottom of the Exercise page. Click on the “Exercise” tab above.
This DVD is recommended by Health Professionals and the National Parkinson Foundation. The AMA acknowledges that easy Tai Chi is one of the best daily exercises because it produces maximum benefits with the least amount of stress on the body. The instructions are so easy that individuals or groups at adult communities can follow this DVD without a Teacher. Young people gain more focus, peace, and balanced health.
This DVD is a Spanish version of the above video. It has four sections: (1) Qigong Warm-ups with Instructions, (2) Sitting Exercises with Instructions, (3) Easy Tai Chi movements with Instructions, and (4) the Easy Tai Chi with music and no instructions. This DVD has been sent to people around the world.
This is a practice DVD for those who have had T’ai Chi Chih classes. There are no instructions – but instead the gentle, meditative movements are done to music with a desert sunrise in the background. Justin Stone, the originator of T’ai Chi Chih, approved this DVD in 1995. Many have found that the movements are easy enough to do even if one has not taken a class.
This DVD is designed to help increase bone density and muscle strength. Studies have shown that using light weights strengthens bones and muscles as well as the mind. The evening news recently shared a study showing that resistance exercise with weights helped improve Alzheimer’s and other mental challenges for seniors. The DVD is designed for an individual or groups to watch and follow – and it’s easy to do.
This DVD is designed for beginners and seniors who like a challenge. First one learns how to open and close a fan, and then the form is broken down into simple segments that are easy to learn. The viewer will see the movements two times from the back and two times from the front. Fan Tai Chi is a multi-task routine that helps stimulate body-mind coordination. It’s a great routine to demonstrate at a Convention.
This DVD shares a form that combines Qigong and T’ai Chi Ch’uan to help strengthen the body and release stress. For those who have mastered our “Easy TaiChi-Qigong” DVD, this is a natural next step. We’ve updated the instructions by adding a Mirror view that is easier to follow. The Teachers we’ve trained tell us that their students enjoy this more than traditional forms because Tai Chi Kung is easier to learn. Intermediate level.
Crane Dancing Qigong is a combination of ancient Qigong movements with the gentle flow of dance. It was designed to help calm the mind – while keeping the body, mind, and spirit fluid and flexible. Many who practice Crane Dancing comment on how they feel a sense of inner peace and well-being while doing it. As well, Teachers enjoy sharing these new movements with their class.
Many enjoy the healing and restful quality of this CD. The guided meditations “Loving Presence” and “Ocean of Light” incorporate nature sounds, gentle words, and music designed to help heal the body, mind and spirit. You’ll learn the “Light Switch” and other relaxing techniques. Some people play this as a wind-down at the end of a class, while others share the CD as a gift to people recovering from surgery, illness, stress, or a loss. This is for listening – it is not a movie.
Dr. Skip Pollock presents “Dealing with the Effects of Abuse”. Part 1 in this DVD shows how trauma and abuse affect the brain. Part 2 then reveals how that can create strange and scary behavior. Finally in Part 3, Dr Skip shares a Tool Box with ideas and applications to help begin the healing process for you, a loved one, or people you are working with.
Enjoy learning TWO simplified Intermediate level Tai Chi forms on ONE dvd. Tai Chi & Qigong Instructor Skip Pollock first shares “Water Flowing Tai Chi,” which combines Yang and Sun styles. The soft flowing movements can help relax the body and mind and improve circulation. Next Skip presents a simplified CHEN Style with strong, firm movements to enhance the Chi Life Force. Both forms have easy instructions showing the front and the back. These two forms were designed to use after one has learned the beginner level “Easy TaiChi-Qigong.” They are definitely beyond the beginner level.