Barefoot Doctor's Journal

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November 14, 2016
Joe Brady

An Ancient Remedy for Stressful Times

By Jacqui Shumway and Joseph Brady

There is more to balance than not falling over, it may also keep us from falling apart. After the 2016 election and the information age sweeping us along faster and faster, stress levels are becoming greater and greater. Some stress can make you stronger biologically, but it can also lead to breakdowns in the system when we exceed our “stress limit.” Minor breakdowns often show up as “feeling” tired, depressed, out of shape … just plain stressed out. Instead of speeding up the pace, the antidote to that stress may be to slow down in everything, including our exercise programs. One method of slowing down is being referred to as both the “latest exercise craze to hit the western health market” and as “ an ancient Chinese art that is one of China’s national treasures” – T’ai Chi Chuan.

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November 3, 2016
Joe Brady

NIH Review Study Finds Tai Chi, Yoga and Acupuncture Effective For Treatment of Pain

NIH Review Study Finds Nondrug Approaches such as, Tai Chi, Yoga and Acupuncture Effective For Treatment of Pain

Millions of Americans suffer from persistent pain that may not be fully relieved by medications. They often turn to complementary medicine to help, yet primary care providers have lacked good evidence to guide recommendations. This new review gives doctors tools to help manage that pain. (more…)

October 22, 2016
Joe Brady

T’ai Chi Project Community Class Schedule

T’ai Chi Project Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated 9/20/2016

All classes are open to new students.
Those marked “Skilled” and “FLOW” are more difficult.

Tuition per 12-Week Semester

1 Class/week = $108
, Unlimited Classes = $180 
, One-time Registration Fee = $15
Your first-time sign-up includes a free treatment at our clinic.

To register, or if you have any questions, please call 303.744.7676


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September 17, 2016
Joe Brady

THE PROFESSOR: Tai Chi’s Journey West – Official Trailer

Barry Strugatz’s documentary about professor Cheng Man-Ching (1901-1975)

A highly influential t’ai chi and martial arts teacher featuring rare vintage footage. Professor Cheng Man-ch’ing is considered one of the last real “Master of Five Excellences” a true old school t’ai chi master.
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September 17, 2016
Joe Brady

Olympic Media brings new attention to Cupping Therapy…

Olympic Media brings new attention to Cupping Therapy…

Here’s a quick note on cupping therapy concerning our current Olympic athletes. This past weekend I noticed an online article covering the 2016 Olympics in Rio. I like how the press is making out that cupping is a “new” therapy. We have used it in Chinese Medicine since 400 A.D. Not me personally, of course, I’m not that old yet! However, I do use cupping therapy quite a bit in Clinic.

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