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How are you doing spreading the word about the benefits of Qigong?

According to  US national health survey statistics, Qigong and Tai chi  is reported to be practiced by 3.1% of the US population. There was a marginal increase in reported growth over the past ten years with a significant increase among minorities.

Information from the survey reveals why individuals are attracted to qigong. Study researchers found that tai chi/qigong was practiced for wellness/disease prevention and to improve energy, immune function, athletic performance, or memory/concentration. Stress, arthritis, and joint problems were the most frequent specific health problems for practice.

We as qigong professionals need to take the lead in spreading the word about qigong!

The NQA has a number of tools to help you spread the word about the benefits of qigong:

  1. What is Qigong handout
  2. Respected Medical Organizations Endorse Qigong Handout
  3. Research summaries and critiques of current studies at www.nqa.org/about-nqa/research-updates/ and posting of new research as it is released at www.nqa.org/about-nqa/articles/.

More resources at our partner: The Qigong Institute at  www.QigongInstitute.org

Please help us spread the word about qigong!

Source article:

Lauche R, Wayne PM, Dobos G, Cramer H. Prevalence, Patterns, and Predictors of T’ai Chi and Qigong Use in the United States: Results of a Nationally Representative Survey. J Altern Complement Med. 2016 Apr;22(4):336-42. doi: 10.1089/acm.2015.0356. Epub 2016 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 26981616.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26981616