resources

BOOKS

  • Essential Concepts of Tai Chi, William Ting, 2015. 
  • The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, Peter M. Wayne, PhD and Mark L. Fuerst, 2013
  • Answers to Common Tai Chi and Qigong Questions, Willian Ting, 2011
  • Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu, translated by Sam Hamill, 2007
  • Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power, Yang Yang, PhD, 2005
  • The Healing Promise of Qi, Roger Jahnke, 2002
  • Making Connections, Total Body Integration Through Bartenieff Fundamentals, Peggy Hackney, 1998
  • The Way of Qigong: The Art and Science of Chinese Energy Healing, Kenneth S. Cohen, 1997
  • The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff, 1982
  • Body Movement: Coping With the Environment, Irmgard Bartenieff and Dori Lewis, 1980
  • T’ai Chi Chuan for Health and Self-Defense: Philosophy and practice, T.T. Liang, 1974, 1977

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Peer-reviewed Research

  • Jahnke R, Larkey L, Rogers C, Etnier J, Lin F. A comprehensive review of health benefits of qigong and tai chi. American journal of health promotion. 2010 Jul;24(6):e1-25.
  • Wang C, Collet JP, Lau J. The effect of Tai Chi on health outcomes in patients with chronic conditions: a systematic review. Archives of internal medicine. 2004 Mar 8;164(5):493-501.
  • Solloway MR, Taylor SL, Shekelle PG, Miake-Lye IM, Beroes JM, Shanman RM, Hempel S. An evidence map of the effect of Tai Chi on health outcomes. Systematic reviews. 2016 Dec;5(1):1-1.
  • Huston P, McFarlane B. Health benefits of tai chi: what is the evidence?. Canadian Family Physician. 2016 Nov 1;62(11):881-90.
  • Lan C, Chen SY, Wong MK, Lai JS. Tai chi chuan exercise for patients with cardiovascular disease. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013 Oct;2013.
  • Han A, Judd M, Welch V, Wu T, Tugwell P, Wells GA. Tai chi for treating rheumatoid arthritis. Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2004(3).
  • Song R, Lee EO, Lam P, Bae SC. Effects of a Sun-style Tai Chi exercise on arthritic symptoms, motivation and the performance of health behaviors in women with osteoarthritis. Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing. 2007 Mar 1;37(2):249-56.
  • Zeng Y, Luo T, Xie H, Huang M, Cheng AS. Health benefits of qigong or tai chi for cancer patients: a systematic review and meta-analyses. Complementary therapies in medicine. 2014 Feb 1;22(1):173-86.
  • Tsang T, Orr R, Lam P, Comino EJ, Singh MF. Health benefits of Tai Chi for older patients with type 2 diabetes: The “Move It for Diabetes Study”–A randomized controlled trial. Clinical interventions in aging. 2007 Sep;2(3):429.
  • Zou L, Wang H, Xiao Z, Fang Q, Zhang M, Li T, Du G, Liu Y. Tai chi for health benefits in patients with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review. PloS one. 2017 Feb 9;12(2):e0170212.