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Awareness Through Movement (ATM)
Tai Chi, Qigong, Moving Meditation, (Life Dance) Motion


According to the U.S government Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; The mind-body exercise of Tai Chi/Qigong practice is placed tops to all meditative therapies in reducing stress through the measurement of blood pressure studies.  The Harvard Health Publications states that Tai Chi is "Medication in Motion" using evidence from their research of clinical test to not only just release stress and increase blood flow, but also enhance mood and well being, boost immune response, raise body energy and strength of both slow and fast muscle fibers, help body flexibility, balance,  improve mental clarity into focus, breast disease,  lower cholesterol,  and prevent/relieve many disorders such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, reduce stroke, parkinson’s disease, insomnia, arthritis, osteopenia, osteoarthritis (bone density), ankylosing spondylitis, and fibromyalgia.
More at  Harvard Medical Studies 
Additional Health Benefits (Based on other symptoms) 
Health Benefits by category (More Info)

 Tai Chi Testimonials  What people are saying about Tai Chi Classes facilitated by instructor John Salat

One-on-One: Functional Integrative Work
Personal body mechanic attunement on a massage table (Requires appointment)

 Class 1: Tai Chi Chuan (64 forms)
Formal Choreograph of Tai Chi Chuan (Exercise outline to movement steps) Schedules and Locations 

Class 2: Qigong Combo styles with breath, sound, and movement exercise Schedules and Locations
 
Class 3: Spontaneous Tai Chi ~Qigong Class
Improvisational Form (Visual/Intuitive Style for Gathering Chi) Schedules and Locations
Class 4: The Way of Motion "Tao"
Lecture and Movement (Listening & Communicating for Effectiveness) Schedules and Locations

Class 5: Experiencing Meditation Flow"
Streaming Gradient Flow of Moving Meditation styles Schedules and Locations

Press Release (Articles about John Salat)
Tai Chi Media Review 

Interview with John Salat on "Body Mind & Soul" Broadcast


Tai Chi Demonstration and History from John Salat on YouTube

Words for thought:

A.T.M:
"Awareness Through Movement": Health Exercises for Personal Awareness Growth of taking slow micro aware frames of moves into mindful acts. Tai Chi, Qigong and gentle slow transnational yoga are examples, However ATM
originated by "Moshé Feldenkrais." All forms of mindful movements can achieve powerful effects in terms of strength, flexibility, and holistic integration of body and mind.
Ergonomics: Body structure union with living environment
Embodiment: Viewing the body as a doorway to discovery through embracing the singular body-mind experience. This cognitive science is expressed as mindful states of the natural collective whole and feeling complete-the product is peace
Kinesthetics: Enhancement to aware of Interior world unlike the six exteroceptive senses as it includes muscle awareness, movement sight, taste, smell, touch, hearing, and balance.
Neuroplasticity:
The brain's ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections. A.T.M. enhances the process no mater your age, history or conditions thus remapping healthy neurons.The brain is always embodied, and our subjective experience always has a bodily component, just as all so-called bodily experiences have a mental component," Doidge explains in The Brain's Way of Healing.
Proprioception: The sense of the relative position of neighboring parts of the body with space/distance by which we perceive the outside world through our mind.

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