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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Why Form 944 Pr Veterans

Instructions and Help about Why Form 944 Pr Veterans

This video presents a basic introduction to Tai Chi. It features the yang style short form, which is the most widely available Tai Chi in the world. The video was made by veterans for veterans, who designed it to teach the fundamentals of Tai Chi. Tai Chi is a movement that connects the mind and body in ways that can be used for mental, emotional, and physical healing. We have found that Tai Chi is especially helpful to veterans with PTSD, chronic pain, balance and mobility issues, or those who have limited capability to exercise. Tai Chi can be practiced by any age group, requires no equipment, and can be done alone or in a group. It does not involve getting down on the floor and can be adjusted to individual needs and abilities. The basic introduction in the video includes warmups, basic movements, and drills. From there, a 24-movement Tai Chi sequence is introduced for individual practice. Before that, the instructors from the Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks discuss how they got started and what drew them into using Tai Chi in their lives. One of the instructors shares their experience of practicing Tai Chi for over 20 years. They found it to be a huge part of dealing with depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. They moved away from relying on opioids and started using Tai Chi to better manage their pain. It has been instrumental in their mental and physical health recovery. Another instructor named Robert Wood, a peer support specialist with the VA at the Mount Vernon C walk, will be guiding the viewers through the Tai Chi program. The video series includes instruction on Tai Chi warm-ups, movement foundations, and walking steps. To learn the first steps of the 24-form, it is recommended to break it down into...