Tai Chi for Depression: A 10 Week Program to Empower Yourself and Beat Depression
This book is designed to help readers understand depression and make positive changes to overcome it. Dr. Aihan Kuhn teaches a unique tai chi form that combines elements of Chen and Yang styles as well as qigong and meditation. The form is easy to learn, easy to remember, and easy to practice. Dr. Kuhn’s multidisciplinary approach to mental health also focuses on positive thought, a healthy diet, and self-confidence.
Dr. Kuhn instructs readers on a unique tai chi form that is perfect for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. The circular movements create better energy flow in the body. The martial character empowers the mind, strengthens the body, improves stamina, and increases self-esteem. Slow, symmetrical movements promote balance and calm.
This book features:
- Detailed instructions and photos describing Dr. Kuhn’s 16-step tai chi form
- Personal reflections on using tai chi to overcome depression
- A 10-week plan to help readers begin their journey to wellness
With this book you will:
- Learn about the clinical features of depression
- Learn Dr. Kuhn’s 16-step tai chi form
- Discover the psychological, emotional, and spiritual benefits of tai chi
- Begin a holistic approach to mental health
“When I was just starting out as a doctor, my focus was mainly on treating disease,” Dr. Kuhn writes. “Now my focus is on teaching people how to prevent disease and treating patients in the early stages of their illness so they can avoid additional problems.”
In many ways, Tai Chi for Depression represents the culmination of her life’s work.
USA Best Books Award - Finalist - 2017
BOSTON - August, 2017
New research indicates that practicing tai chi can be an
effective remedy for reducing symptoms for depression. The
study was carried out by researchers at Massachusetts
General Hospital, who ran participants through
a 12-week training course ...
Co-author Albert Yeung, a Harvard psychiatry professor
who also works in the Depression Clinical and Research
Program in the hospital's psychiatry department, explains
that unlike previous research, the current study primarily
focused on how tai chi effects diagnosed patients who
suffer from depression.
Read entire article at: StudyFindings.org