Breath work is an important element in many cultures, and is an important part of health from a Chinese Medicine perspective. This article by Peter Deadman describes both traditional and modern scientific uses for deep breathing, and provides techniques for proper deep and slow breaths. Read the whole article here.
Wheelchair tai chi classes for Tennessee Veterans is being used to help with pain and PTSD symptoms. Zibin Guo, a tai chi instructor in Murfreesboro, Tenn. "is teaching people in a half-dozen VA hospitals in Florida, Texas, Utah and Arizona to use his version of tai chi. He believes the focus on breathing and mindfulness — paired with manageable physical activity — can help ease a variety of ailments." Read more here.
Jamie Wolfe (M.S., L.Ac.)
Jamie is a Licensed Clinical Acupuncturist whose work focuses around patients struggling with or in recovery from eating disorders as well as performing and visual artists. She holds a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture in Manhattan, is a member of the Acupuncture Society of New York, and is a nationally Certified and Designated Diplomate of Acupuncture by NCCAOM.