First Aired: August 24, 2014
When you think of exercising, you may thing of sweating, huffing and puffing. But, you can also get a great deal of benefit from “moving meditations” through tai chi and qi gong, which combine slow movement and breathing techniques. Our guests are experts in these Eastern exercises, which can help you manage the 3 F-words of cancer – fatigue, frustration and fear. Beverly Isley Landreth is a clinical chaplain and certified healing touch practitioner who uses qi gong and tai chi in her practice. David Harold is a licensed clinical social worker, and Alan Graham is a chiropractor and certified Level III advanced qi gong instructor. All three are instructors at Three Treasures Tai Chi in the Triad.
Learn more about these practices:
– Tai Chi: How it Works, produced by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
– What is Tai Chi?, produced by breastcancer.org
– Tai Chi: An introduction, produced by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
– Tai Chi: An energy therapy for cancer patients, produced by canceractive.com
– What is qi gong? FAQs produced by the Qigong Institute