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Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center Celebrates 35 years in the Healing Arts

Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center Minneapolis Continues to Touch Lives and Inspire Change in the Communities of the Minneapolis/St Paul Area of MN.

Minneapolis MN Wednesday, October 03, 2012 for Immediate Release


This fall marks the 35th-year anniversary of Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center, founded by Marilyn Allysum, Director. Since 1977, Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center has helped change the lives of individuals for the better with the integration of body, mind and spirit. We want to celebrate, by thanking the over 10,000 students who've studied with us at the center.


Since our beginning, we’ve been educating individuals about the health and healing benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong, teaching the natural techniques of these ancient healing arts and traditional Chinese exercises. Tai Chi Qigong is a global health and healing exercise that is taught throughout the world. Tai Chi and Qigong are sometimes referred to as Chinese Yoga, dating back thousands of years in ancient China and are growing in popularity internationally.


This fall, New Beginner tai chi qigong classes are being taught on Saturday Mornings and Thursday Evenings . The Minneapolis Center teaches classes, near Lake Harriet in South Minneapolis, at Lynnhurst Congregational Church 4501 Colfax Ave So Minneapolis, MN 55409.


Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center Minneapolis, MN; Provides an in-depth authentic study of the ancient healing arts of Tai Chi and Qigong in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere, where students learn from certified and qualified Instructors.  Our Minneapolis Tai Chi Classes combine these arts while utilizing chi flow with stretching, flowing movements, deep breathing exercises, moving meditation, and cultivate energy in a simple and easy to learn format. Marilyn Allysum, founder and Director of Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Centers in Minneapolis, MN and Maui, HI; is a highly regarded speaker, and educator with more than 38 years of teaching experience in Tai Chi and Qigong.

“Tai chi is often described as meditation in motion, but it might well be called "medication in motion.” according to the Harvard Women’s Health Watch. Researchers at Harvard found growing evidence that this mind-body practice, which originated in China as a martial art, has value in treating or preventing many health problems such as high blood pressure and heart disease.  Combined with standard treatment, tai chi appears to be helpful for several medical conditions. For example: Arthritis, Low bone density, Breast cancer, Heart disease, Hypertension, Parkinson's disease, Sleep problems, and Stroke.

Dr. Oz, Oprah's favorite MD, was asked out of all the health practices that one could do, what was the one practice that he would choose and recommend people practice to stay healthy. His response: "If you want to be healthy and live to 100, do Qigong." He added that Qigong reverses the aging process.


Contact: Marilyn Allysum

Tilopa Tai Chi Qigong Center

Minneapolis, MN 55408

612 825-6824

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