Brain Fitness : The Easy Way of Keeping Your Mind Sharp Through Qigong Moveme…


Brain Fitness : The Easy Way of Keeping Your Mind Sharp Through Qigong Moveme…

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In Brain Fitness Dr. Aihan Kuhn shares her expertise in tai chi, qigong, and medicine, giving readers exercises designed to prevent brain aging. This book represents a synthesis of Dr. Kuhn’s studies in martial arts as well as Eastern and Western healing. Tai chi and qigong practitioners around the world have long known that these arts promote fitness and self-defense. In this book Dr. Kuhn discusses their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits. She emphasizes how tai chi and qigong aid in memory, emotional balance, and lifelong learning. This book features: An illustrated manual detailing tai chi and qigong exercises to prevent brain aging Elements of Eastern and Western medicine combined to form a new vision of brain health Dr. Kuhn’s concise, accessible guidance from a lifetime of studying martial arts and medicine With this book you will: Learn Dr. Kuhn’s keys to prevent brain aging Discover the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits of tai chi Learn how tai chi and qigong assist in human healing Dr. Kuhn says we have long assumed that getting older means facing a decline in memory, attention span, numerical ability, creativity, alertness, learning ability, and language. ” But we were wrong ,” she adds. ” New findings from science show that if the brain is consistently stimulated, no matter at what age, the brain can remain young and healthy. ” She has written Brain Fitness to help us all maintain that clarity, creativity, and vitality.

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Brain Fitness : the Easy Way of Keeping Your Mind Sharp Through Qigong
Aihan Kuhn
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Neurology, Healing / Energy (Qigong, Reiki, Polarity), Alternative & Complementary Medicine, General, Cognitive Psychology & Cognition, Healthy Living, Holistic Medicine
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Psychology, Body, Mind & Spirit, Health & Fitness, Medical
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176 Pages


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“A guide offers exercises for the mind, body, and spirit.Mixing Western medicine with Eastern traditions, Kuhn (Tai Chi for Depression, 2017, etc.) introduces the reader to two worthy “internal energy workouts”: taiji and qigong. Both blend meditation and exercise and are, according to the author, excellent ways to counter the damages of aging that affect bodies and minds. Taking a holistic approach to health, Kuhn advocates a regimen of simple exercises that will keep the body in balance, sharpening memory and holding diseases at bay: “If you move your body in an energetic way every day,” writes Kuhn, “you can change your life and your health.” Following an explanation of the history and philosophy of qigong and its younger offshoot, taiji, the author describes the positive effects of these practices on the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and nervous systems, as well as how they increase stamina, bolster the immune system, and correct chemical imbalances. She then goes through the various exercises, providing photographic examples and paragraphs explaining the goals and payoffs of each one. The author also advises the reader on other activities–such as singing and socializing–that supplement these exercises. Excerpts from the Tao Te Ching and a list of recommended reading round out this primer for anyone embracing these Chinese workouts. Kuhn writes in a clear prose that is simple to follow. She makes a compelling case for the exercises and the philosophy behind them. Even those who are unconvinced of the validity of traditional Chinese medicine should find sound advice for healthy living in these pages. But some chapters feel redundant, repeating information–such as the benefits of taiji–found elsewhere in the book. Similarly, a vague mystical language permeates the volume (“Shen refers to our spiritual energy, our highest consciousness, a reconnection with universal energies”), which may put off more skeptical readers. But those curious about traditional Chinese exercise or interested in a holistic program of health with a philosophical bent should find much of value in this work. As Kuhn likes to remind the reader, these are exercises for all ages, and the younger one starts, the better.An informative manual for explorers of taiji and qigong.”
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