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How to Meditate

Find systematic tips for relaxation and meditation.

Review Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014

American Meditation Institute

Mind-Body Medicine

Learn about the the mind-body connection and disease prevention.

Review Date: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

American Meditation Institute

Overview of Tai Chi

This brief history of the practice and philosophy of Tai Chi includes the roles of meditation, movement and deep breathing in improving health, balance, wellness and sleep.

Review Date: Wednesday, March 02, 2011

American Tai Chi Association

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

The body’s natural relaxation response is a powerful antidote to stress. Relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, visualization, progressive muscle relaxation, meditation, and yoga can help you activate this relaxation response.

Review Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Tai Chi and Qigong Class Locator

Find a local Tai Chi or Qigong class to enhance your health and wellness. Classes and instructors are listed by city.

Review Date: Monday, February 11, 2013

American Tai Chi Association

Tai Chi: Discover the Many Possible Health Benefits

If you're looking for another way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-chee). Tai chi is sometimes described as "meditation in motion" because it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body.

Review Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

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