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See medical research on "Tai Chi for Anxiety, Depression, and Mood Disturbance, for both old and young people" in this video.
Medical Research links on Tai Chi for Anxiety, Depression, and Mood Disturbance. This 8 minute video could change your life, or the life of someone you know or love.
Bill Douglas, author of a best-selling Tai Chi book (The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong, 4th edition) created a Tai Chi Meditation Program for the University of Kansas Hospital's Turning Point Center for Hope and Healing, which is changing people's lives. He has also taught for the Veterans Administration Hospital for veterans dealing with PTSD and emotional challenges, as well as for Kansas City's Jackson County Court Drug Rehabilitation Program.
CIG to T'ai Chi & Qigong author, Bill Douglas, has taught Tai Chi through many of the nation's largest health centers and for some of the largest corporations in the United States. A DVD he partnered with a major international pharmaceutical company on has been provided by physicians all across the United States to their patients dealing with Parkinson's Disease. He has presented for or consulted with the American Heart Association; the National Council on Aging; Catholic Hospice Workers; and he was given the "Lou Gehrig Hero Award" by the ALS Association.
Bill was commissioned by Prevention Magazine to create their Tai Chi Tutorial for their article on naturally boosting immunity with Tai Chi, and he has been a Tai Chi source for media worldwide, including: The New York Times; Wall Street Journal; WebMD; Reader's Digest; The South China Morning Post; BBC World Radio; and China's Xinhua News Agency.
Bill was the 2009 Inductee to the World Internal Arts Hall of Fame in New York, and was honored with the "Media Excellence in Qigong" by the World Congress on Qigong, as well as top honors from the National Tai Chi Chuan Federation, and the "Extraordinary Service in the Field of Qigong" from the National Qigong Association.
Bill's world acclaimed DVD was recommended by the premiere librarian journal Booklist Magazine, as an "excellent introduction" to Tai Chi, and his Tai Chi book was recommended by American Airlines American Way Inflight Magazine.
Bill is the Founder of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, which has been supported or officially proclaimed by 22 US Governors; legislatures and senates, including New York, California, Puerto Rico, and the National Congress of Brazil, as well as embassies, consulates and government offices and agencies in many nations.
Bill is the author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong" (Penguin, 4th edition); "The Tao of Tai Chi: The Making of a New Science" (IlluminationCorporation Publishing); and the globally acclaimed DVD: "Anthology of T'ai Chi & Qigong: The Prescription for the Future."
Bill is in the process of publishing an entire series of Tai Chi and Qigong video programs for those interested in these ancient mind-body health arts, as well as teachers.