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GUIDE to Reading These Pages

By following this guide you can read almost all the pages in section 2) in a logical way and build knowledge on specific concepts. Pages in section 2) offer video clips and suggestions for dvds that focus on many topics for home practice or you can check out all the videos in the catalog. Best wishes and kind regards, Susan. Feel free to write me (allow 1-2 weeks sometimes for response.) Always refer to menu bar at left on subsequent pages.

Spiral Anatomy Module 1 Check out the Spiral Anatomy™ Training Course for great packages including many of these videos. Modules provide stepwise training on major topics!
Spiral Anatomy™- Movement and Energy Training
for Tai Chi, Sports, Chronic Pain and Rehabilitation

1) Home Practice is encouraged by providing materials and lessons for download. Over 100 titles are in the video catalog. Check out Qigong and Tai Chi videos with Susan Matthews, George Xu, and many great Chinese Internal Martial Arts Masters. Learn by watching the very best. Recommendations and links to suggested videos are found on the pages below. See links in sidebar at left for George Xu home Page.

2) Read the following pages about topics and specific conditions that can be addressed by practicing Tai Chi and Qigong.  Each one of these pages represents a potential workshop. Email or call for recommendations:

What is Tai Chi and Qigong?  What are the Benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong?
Rejuvenation and Longevity

Begin with Relaxation and Meditation.
Guidelines for Practicing Relaxation Mindfulness Meditation in Motion with Tai Chi and Qigong. Mindfulness, Tai Chi and Qigong to Relax, Sleep, Reduce Stress, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Insomnia. Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic nervous system. Practicing Qigong to Increase Circulation, Tai Chi and Meditative Walking.

Tai Chi Exercise and Nutrition.
5 key elements of nutrition and 5 key elements of exercise that effct all body systems. Fundamental Qigong Energy and Blood Circulation Practices. Fundamental Power Stretching Exercises. Body Balance, inflammation, minerals and vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants. Diabetes, digestion, bones, osteoporosis, lymphatic circulation, skeletal and muscular, cardiovascular, nervous and immune systems.

Guidelines for Pain Relief.
Arthritis, chronic pain, back pain, sciatica, fibromyalgia, inflammation, joint pain, tendon pain, neuralgia, foot pain, posture.

Power Stretching.
Power stretching essential for whole-body or one-unit connected, loose, relaxed, spiraling power in all styles of internal martisl arts. Power stretching is an amazing gift from the Lan Shou System.

Mind-Body Integration for Martial Arts, Tai Chi and Sports, Spiral Anatomy™ Training.
Spiral Anatomy™ biomechanics, spiral training, silk reeling, Mind and Energy Movement in Taijiquan dvd, grounding, rooting, dantien energy, yin-yang universal movement, Spine Energy Structure and Biomechanics, athletes, skiing, running, walking, mountain biking, equestrian riding, hiking, rock climbing, golfing, tennis, kayaking

Cultivating the Subtle Energy Body in Tai Chi and Qigong
Mind-Energy-Physical Integration, Visualizations for Sensing Energy, Zhong-Ding Central Equilibrium Line, separation of Yin-Yang, Spiral power stretching, whole-body unified kinetics, George Xu predator theory, space energy

Brain Workshop™ & Tai Chi for a Healthy Brain and Nervous System.
Theory on Brain Workshop™ by Susan Matthews. Mind and Movement Principles for Enhanced Brain Function, Healing, and Conscious Evolution
Nutrition for the Brain · Brain Workshop™ videos
Nervous system, balance, memory, aging, brain injury, Seniors, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, PTSD, ADHD, stress, depression, sleep, inflammation, neuroplasticity, Dancing with Chi™, nutrition, fall prevention, meditation, relaxation , instructor certification.

Breast Health.
Breast Massage Video

Exercise, qigong, fibrocystic breast disease, lymphatic circulation and massage, lumps, cysts, nutrition, pregnancy, lactation, inflammation, cancer, visualization, mindfulness meditation. FREE ebook on Breast Health.
Tai Chi and Women's Health and Empowerment

3) Come to Colorado for a Tai Chi or Rehabilitation Vacation Retreat. Practice Qigong and Tai Chi in the mystical Canyons of the Ancients, in the spectacular San Juan Mountains, along pristine rivers. Custom tours. Combine your visit to the Southwest with a Brain Workshop™ Seminar or a China Masters Seminar. Email Susan for details. (Susan was also a practicing archeologist in Southwest.)


4) Further Research: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day's collects medical research on Tai Chi & Qigong, and places it in an easy to use search base, so that you, your loved ones, your students if you teach, can look up any health issue and find emerging medical research that can show how Tai Chi or Qigong may help them. World Tai Chi Day Medical Research Database*