Tai Chi And Health Care

Tai Chi is a safe controlled and relaxed therapeutic mind body exercise. It is also a form of meditation in movement in that it is a mindful, relaxed, balancing exercise that dramatically reduces stress while at the same time improves mental clarity.

John Eastman is a Tai Chi Master with an international reputation who for over 40 years has been teaching the health applications of Tai Chi. Referred by medical doctors, osteopaths, chiropractors and physical therapists he has successfully helped patients recover from stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, disabling accidents and the effects of chemotherapy.


Numerous medical studies have demonstrated that Tai Chi is a safe, controlled, and effective therapeutic exercise. Tai Chi is proving to be a very beneficial adjunctive therapy in the rehabilitation departments of hospitals, clinics, private practices and medical specialties including orthopedics, neurology, rheumatology and psychiatry. Tai Chi taught in groups and individual sessions and practiced for only 20 minutes morning and evening has been shown to significantly improve a wide range of medical outcomes. For more then a thousand years people world wide have successfully practiced Tai Chi to improve their health and increase their longevity.

In an age where life expectancy in the United States is actually declining and health costs are skyrocketing, Tai Chi is a very cost effective way to improve and maintain your own good health. John Eastman an expert with over 40 years experience in the health applications of Tai Chi. Training directly with Professor Cheng Man Ching for over 6 years in the United States and Taiwan. Professor Cheng in addition to being a Grand Master of Tai Chi and the person most responsible for bringing Tai Chi to the United States was also an internationally renowned doctor and co-founder of The National Chinese Medical Association.

Tai Chi practiced on a daily basis facilitates and builds upon the innate healing abilities resident within each and every one of us. Through daily practice Tai Chi enables a person to remain centered, balanced and in a relaxed state of high energy. Another important reason that Tai Chi is so timely in this age of information and disinformation is as an antidote to the stress, fear and worry that information overload can cause. Not to mention the harmful affect on our posture and circulation caused by sitting for hours in front of a computer screen. “When I asked Professor Cheng what he felt like doing Tai Chi, his answer was, “I feel like it’s Spring time inside me all the time.”