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World Tai Chi Day

We probably have a World Day for every healing modality; here is World Tai Chi Day.

From - who else - worldtaichiday.org:

On Saturday, April 28th, at 10 a.m. local time (worldwide) a massive, spectacularly visual global health and healing event will be held in hundreds of cities in sixty nations. Free and open to the public these events welcome anyone interested in personal and global health and healing.

"World Tai Chi & Qigong Day with thousands of participants ... aims to send a positive wave of energy around the world and draw attention to the benefits of (Tai Chi & Qigong) ... We should have World Tai Chi & Qigong Day every week."
-- International Herald Tribune

Announced by the US Dept. of Health & Human Services' National Health Observances Calendar and the American Public Health Association's Calendar ... proclaimed officially by governors, senates, and mayors of many US states and nations ... World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2007 is about to occur on April 28th. Past event locations included the United Nations and Nobel Peace Center.

Why This Global Health & Healing Event Is Held?

- To educate the public of medical research indicating that 70 to 85 percent of illnesses are caused by stress, and of the emerging medical research showing that Tai Chi & Qigong can profoundly benefit personal, physical, emotional and mental health.

- To provide a vision of health and healing that connects tens of thousands of participants traversing ethnic, religious, and geo-political boundaries.

Where Is This Event Held?

- Anyone in the world can visit http://www.worldtaichiday.org to find events being held in their area offering free teach-ins and exhibitions.

Who Holds This Event?

- International and national organizing is conducted by Founders Bill and Angela (Wong) Douglas. CONTACT: 913-648-2256 or billdouglas@ worldtaichiday.org, http://www.worldtaichiday.org

- Local event contacts available from http://www.worldtaichiday.org/MediaResources.html

What Do Tai Chi & Qigong Offer?

At http://www.worldtaichiday.org under "Everyone's Resources" ''Medical Research Searchable by Health Issue'' enables anyone to look up health issues, and see Tai Chi & Qigong medical research on their issue of concern.

So check it out and feel the Chi.
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Law Offices of Michael H. Cohen offers general corporate legal services, litigation consultation, and expertise in health law with a unique focus on alternative, complementary, and integrative medical therapies, representing medical doctors, allied health professionals and other clinicians, entrepreneurs, and institutions.

Michael H. Cohen is Principal in Law Offices of Michael H. Cohen and also President of the Institute for Integrative and Energy Medicine (also known as the Institute for Health, Ethics, Law, Policy & Society), a forum for exploring legal, regulatory, ethical, and health policy issues involved in the judicious integration of complementary and alternative medical therapies (such as acupuncture and traditional oriental medicine, chiropractic, massage therapy, and herbal medicine) and conventional clinical care. The most recent published book by Michael H. Cohen on health care law, regulation, ethics and policy pertaining to complementary, alternative and integrative medicine and related fields is Healing at the Borderland of Medicine and Religion, which follows Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Legal Boundaries and Regulatory Perspectives (1998), Beyond Complementary Medicine: Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Health Care and Human Evolution (2000), and Future Medicine: Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation (2003).

Health care and corporate lawyer Michael H. Cohen is licensed has been admitted to the Bar of California, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington D.C., and to the Bar of England and Wales as a Solicitor (non-practicing).
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