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April 28, 2017

Dr. Peter Wayne interviewed in TIME Magazine has posted an article on the benenfits of tai chi, "Why Tai Chi Is As Good For You As CrossFit." The article exclusively interviews two tai chi research experts, one being Peter and the other being Dr. Michael Irwin of UCLA. Peter's book, The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, is also extensively referenced.

June 9, 2016

Dr. Peter Wayne attends Cheng Man-Ching documentary premiere

On Thursday, June 9, 2016, Peter and Stanwood attended the premiere of a new Cheng Man-Ching documentary film at the Museum of Moving Images in Queens, New York. "The Professor: Tai Chi's Journey West" is directed by Barry Strugatz and chronicles the period of Cheng Man-Ching's life in New York City from 1964 until his death in 1975. It features photos and video footage of the Professor, plus recollections and reminiscences from dozens of his students, many of whom were in attendance including Ed Young, Maggie Newman, Ken Van Sickle, Lawrence Galante, Robert Chuckrow, Bill Phillips and Robert Morningstar, Peter's teacher.

Click on the image above for a larger version. From left to right: Stanwood Chang, Ed Young, Robert Morningstar, Peter Wayne.

The DVD is available for purchase from the distributor, First Run Features.

July 13, 2016

Dr. Peter Wayne interviewed on Ken Gullette's podcast

Listen to Dr. Wayne's interview with Ken Gullette, author of the Internal Fighting Arts blog, on the contrasts between martial tai chi and healing tai chi, and just how it is that tai chi heals us.

December 30, 2015

Dr. Peter Wayne writes Massachusetts legislature regarding Bill H2710

Read Dr. Wayne's letter to Massachusetts Senator Joan B. Lovely and Massachusetts Representative Peter V. Kocot regarding Bill H2710, which proposes to endorse a specific style of tai chi as the official tai chi form of Massachusetts.

February 3, 2015

Live Science and Dr. Peter Wayne address the question, "What is tai chi?"

News website, which chronicles developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, human culture and history, recently tapped Dr. Peter Wayne to spotlight tai chi and its benefits. In addition to citing The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, the article also references numerous medical studies which demonstrate the potential efficacy of tai chi.

August 2, 2014

Mark L. Fuerst writes on American Heart Association website

Mark L. Fuerst, co-author with Dr. Peter Wayne on the The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, has written two articles about tai chi for Heart Insight, the magazine of the American Heart Association. The first article, "The Benefits of Tai Chi: Strong Body, Healthy Heart," discusses how tai chi can positively affect the cardiovascular system. The second article is an online bonus, "How Tai Chi Impacts Cardiovascular Health." In it, Fuerst reviews many of the heart conditions that may benefit from tai chi practice.

June 23, 2014

Dr. Peter Wayne and Mark L. Fuerst win AMWA writing award

The New England chapter of the American Medical Writers Association has chosen Dr. Peter Wayne and Mark L. Fuerst as one of the winners of their biennial Will Solimene Awards for Excellence in Medical Communication. The awards recognize outstanding work in medical, biomedical, and health communication published during the previous two years. Wayne and Fuerst were honored at a luncheon on June 21 for their work on The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi.

October 2, 2013

Tai Chi Union publishes book excerpt

Tai Chi Union magazine of Great Britain explores the role of intention in tai chi via an excerpt from The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi.

September 14, 2013

The Empty Vessel publishes book excerpt

Quarterly Taoist publication The Empty Vessel includes an excerpt from Dr. Peter Wayne's chapter on Push Hands in their Summer issue.

August 30, 2013

AJACM reviews The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi

Chris Zaslawski of The Australian Journal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine gives a brief overview of Dr. Peter Wayne's book and notes it is "extremely easy to read."

June 14, 2013

Dr. Peter Wayne appears in World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine YouTube Video

Dr. Peter Wayne appears in a new YouTube video at the 15th World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In the video, Wayne assists Master Zhou Tingjue as he performs feats of qigong. WARNING: this video is not for the faint of heart!

June 10, 2013

Dr. Peter Wayne and Dr. Yang Yang interviewed for article

The website, which is aimed at the elderly, has released an article about tai chi for seniors which cites the work of Dr. Peter Wayne and his colleague, Dr. Yang Yang.

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