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As Minds Open, Taiji and Qigong Gain Ground in Western Medicine. Interview article published in March 2011 in Kunfg Fu on-line magazine discussing Yang Laoshi's presentation at the Mayo Clinc/Karolinska Institue exercise symposium, his research and views on mind/body research trial design, and interesting stories of his studies in China with Grandmaster Feng.

Lessons from a Grandmaster by Master Chun Man Sit. Master Sit is always full of wit and wisdom. This article is published in Yang Sheng, a new and valuable on-line resource for qigong enthusiasts.

Article Archives

Nurturing Body and Mind (pdf file)
Article appearing in the Spring 2006 issue of Innovations, a publication of the National Council on Aging (NCOA). The article features Yang Laoshi's research at the University of Illinois.

World Journal Article
Interviews with William C.C. Chen, Ren Guangyi, Du Boo Zhen, and Yang Yang in vol. 1056 of the Chinese Newspaper World Journal.

An Interview with Yang Yang
This interview originally appeared in the Wu Gong Journal of Chinese Martial Arts (now being published under the name Journal of Chinese Martial Arts).

The Nurturing Ways of Chen Taiji: An Interview with Yang Yang
Excerpts from an interview by Michael A. DeMarco, M.A., & A. Edwin Matthews
Originally published in the summer of 2000 in the Journal of Asian Martial Arts.

Feng Zhiqiang on Integrating Mind and Body
Excerpts from an article by Yang Yang & Scott Grubisich
Originally published in the June 2000 issue of T'ai Chi Magazine.

Building Skills with Three Core Methods
Excerpts from an article by Marvin Smalheiser
Originally published in the February 1995 issue of T'ai Chi Magazine.
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CTS Publications for the EBT Program and Instructors

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Introduction to Dr.Yang Yang's Evidence-Based Taiji and Qigong Program.doc

CTS EBT Studies - introduction and abstract summaries of academic studies published in peer reviews scientific literature concerning observed effects of Dr. Yang Yang's Evidence-Based Taiji (EBTTM) and Qigong Program.

Best Taiji Practices
August 2008 version of Dr. Yang Yang's white paper initially drafted for the National Expert Meeting on Qi Gong and Tai Chi held in November, 2005 at the University of Illinois. Yang Laoshi also presented this paper as part of a seminar at the 2006 International Forum on Taijiquan in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The material in this white paper is largerly abridged from Yang Yang's book Taijiquan, The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power.

Outline of Methods and Purpose of EBT Curriculum
A brief (two page)outline of different components of the EBT Program.

Taiji Research Summary
Abstract summary of Taiji research review articles, as of Summer 2008.

Dr. Yang Yang's CV
Dr. Yang's Curriculum Vitae, including his presentations at many of leading medical and trade conferences throughout America.

Newsletter Archives

The Center for Taiji and Qigong Studies has published a free quarterly newsletter since 2008. Past articles are available via an on-line subject index to those registered to receive the newsletter. Article subjects include:
  • training tips from Dr. Yang Yang
  • taiji/qigong research summaries
  • camp summaries, and
  • other articles by Dr. Yang Yang and contributing authors
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