Historic Summit on “The Science of Tai Chi and Qigong

March 1, 2021 Joe Brady

Leading Scientists Discuss Their Scientific & Personal Encounters with Qi

SEE HISTORIC SUMMIT “THE SCIENCE OF QI” with Harvard Osher Center Director, Dr. Peter Wayne, author of “Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi” in discussion with Dr. Richard Hammerschlag, neuro-biologist and naturopathic researcher. A profound 2-hour exchange with audience questions.

Brought to you by the folks at World Tai chi and Qigong day this dialog between two of the leading scientists investigating the benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong is from an online summit conducted on January 20th.

Peter Wayne and Richard Hammerschlag discuss a wide range of research topics such as:

  • How does the mind-body impact chronic health conditions?
  • What are the physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying therapeutic effects?
  • Is there a scientific basis for “Qi”?

Enjoy this extended conversation between two experts, Dr. Peter Wayne and Dr. Richard Hammerschlag about the science of tai chi and qigong across the entire research spectrum.

Here is the link to view January 16th event:


Some more videos with top tai chi and qigong practitioners from this past year to inspire your practice.

SEE THIS HISTORIC GLOBAL SUMMIT, with top Tai Chi and Qigong organizers/teachers from around the world … on SPIRITUALITY IN INTERNAL ARTS.

Here is the link to view September 26 event:


AMAZING LINE UP OF RENOWNED INTERNAL ARTS LEGENDS, including the Kung Fu Consultant for the famed “Kung Fu” television series, Roger Jahnke (co-founder of The National Qigong Association), Effie Chow (founder of the World Congress on Qigong), and many more.

Here is the link to view the edited videos for the April 25, 2020 FIRST OFFICIAL WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY ONLINE SUMMIT which can be viewed on eLightenment: