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CHI GONG DAOYIN
Traditional Chinese Healing & Meditation
MASTER TAO (DAWSON)
A Master of Dragon Gate Chi Gong Daoyin
Therapy. For 14 generations, this therapy has
been passed down from father to son, with
only one person receiving the teaching in
each generation. Master Tao, assisted by his
wife Lucy Luo, now teaches and practices this
therapy to help patients, prevent disease and
achieve well being and health.
Diagnosis and Treatment When he diagnoses you, you don’t have to
say anything. Once he puts his hand near your body, he will know your health
condition, then he will tell you what’s wrong, what is causing it and tell you
what the problem is. Please ring Lucy to make an appointment.
Treatment of Diseases After Chi healing, Master Tao teaches Chi Gong
Daoyin to the patient. Chi Gong Daoyin is good for a wide range of conditions
including spinal problems, sports injuries, chronic conditions, heart diseases,
high blood pressure, women’s health, infertility - which Master Tao is very
confident in treating. The treatment consists of Chi Gong healing and the
teaching of Daoyin therapy with each session lasting about 45 minutes.
Courses People can also come for Chi Gong Daoyin classes.
To find out more please ring Lucy on the the number below.
More information at: www.daoyintherapy.com.au
1175 Burke Rd, Kew, 3101
Ph: 03 9816 9442, 03 90089645 or 0402 201 235
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Physiotherapist and Pilates
instructor Roshan Singh
discusses the vital role
of physical fitness in
The role of physic al fitness in improving
wellness ha s be en the subject of much
research over the last two to three to decades.
Health professiona ls and researchers alike
have come to rec ognise the enormous impact
physical fitness can have on overa ll wellness.
“Wellness” in this context is a broad
term, loosely defined as “overall good health”
or “ freedom from disease”. Importantly, in
addition to physiologic al he alth, wel lness
a lso incorporate s g ood psychologic al health.
Psychological health is measured by looking
at how we feel about ourselve s, general mood
a nd cognitive functioning.
For many of us, wellness that
incorporates good physic al and psychological
health is elusive. Achieving true wellness
is a destination we dream about reaching
sometime in the future rather than a state
of being we aspire to live each and every day.
The demands of work and family are often
such that we struggle to see an alternative to
just keeping up with everyday life.
One simple way to break this c ycle
and improve overall wellness is to develop
physic al fitness. Not only will this improve
your physical health but research has shown
that physical fitness is closely linked with an
improved psychological state and a decre a se
in mental he alth disorders. These beneficial
effects are available to men and women of
From a wellness perspective, good physical
fitness does not mean being able to lift heavy
weights or compete in triathlons ; it focuses on
so much more than just good cardiovascular
health. Here, physical fitness is reflected in
our freedom of movement, the he alth of our
intern al organs and connective tissue , our
autonomic ner vou s system, the workings of
our brain and central ner vous system, our
quality of sleep, our mood and state of mind.
From a physiotherapy point of vie w, we
look particularly at flexibility, balance and
the ability to move freely as indicators of
wellness. If you are suffering from injury
or pain, this may impede your freedom of
movement. Pain can also restrict your ability
to do ta sks which bring you enjoyment in
the day – an essential component of wellness.
When your brain is aroused, your
perception of pain can be reduced. even
gentle exercise will lead to an increase in
brain arousal. This is because, on a simplified
level, greater amounts of happy hormones,
enzymes and neurotransmitter s are relea sed
as a result of exercise. Research in this area is
now aimed at gaining a better understanding
of how physical fitness can be used to improve
a spects of wellness, such a s pain management,
state of mind and internal organ health, all
essential components of wellness.
There is strong evidence to suggest that
a s fitness improves, the more stable one’s
hormone, enzyme and neurotransmitter levels
become. This is important in maintaining
lasting improvements in overall wellness. In
addition to this st abilising effect, exercise
is also shown to improve the amount and
qualit y of sleep. Stable hormones coupled
w ith better sleep are a powerful combination,
leading to better mood, better cognitive
function and better wellness.
Improvements in balance and flexibility
are also important gauges of physical fitness.
Regular low grade activity like walking, Pilates,
yoga or balancing classes can be very effective
in improving these measures. This is why even
gentle exercise like walking, stretching and
swimming can improve wellness.
If you feel you need some e xtra support
in your journey towards wellness there is
a range of alternative therapies that c an
a ssist. These include remedial massage to
release tight muscles and joints; Clinical
Pilate s for core stability, fle xibility a nd
movement control; postural c orre ction for
a more efficient spine and physiotherapy,
c hiropractic therapy or oste opathy for injury
treatment a nd rehabilitation. Self massage
and stretching are also good for releasing
tired or tight muscle s.
The path to wellness cannot be,
u nfortunately, replaced with shortcuts like
pills or miracle cures. Research looking at
the impact of exercise on wellness usually
shows that the biggest and most susta ined
improvements in wellness come with a n
e xercise program that lasts se vera l weeks,
if not years. This complements the idea
that wellness truly is a journey, and not a
destination. Physical fitness, like wellness,
ta ke s awarene ss, application a nd time, but
the results a re well worth it.
Physical Fitness in Wellness
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