Leaders in the Fields of Healthy Aging and Traditional Chinese Medicine

The work of promoting physically active lifestyles is of international importance. We collaborate every day with partners around the world to implement effective strategies that promote physical activity. Fueled by our deep conviction that a lifetime of good health is only achieved through daily practice of healthy lifestyle habits the Institute has provided affordable, quality clinical services and health promotion programs to the public and trained professionals since 1994. Using the best in evidence based preventive medicine and the ancient health and healing practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine the Institute helps hundreds of people each year to stay healthy naturally.

Community engagement is not new for the Institute. We have been involved in this cause in some shape or form for three decades. The Institute has provided dozens of top health organizations with quality health education programs. Each year hundreds of people begin lifelong learning and fitness opportunities through our programs.

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Tai Chi Project Community Classes

"Tai Chi is in everything....and everything is in Tai Chi."
Ancient Chinese Saying

People of all ages study Tai Chi to relax, to look and feel younger, and to improve abilities in a wide range of physical activities, memory and concentration. Tai Chi is intended to be an exercise form that you can maintain as a life-long practice. It can be strenuous exercise, or slow, meditative movement. It can be practiced almost anywhere, and can be integrated into almost any lifestyle. People of all ages can use Tai Chi to improve strength, balance, and flexibility.

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
useful for?
“There is sufficient evidence of acupuncture’s value to expand
its use into conventional medicine”
 National Institutes of Health 

Health Services Available

  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Tui Na Massage
  • Medical Qi Gong
  • Cupping/Moxabustion
  • Clinic Tutorials, Personal Training


Roundtable group

Lifelong learning and Health Promotion programs in the Community

The Institute seeks to be proactive in the community and connect with local health care providers and community groups. Entertaining and inspiring... these lectures are designed to increase knowledge and motivation for participants to live a healthier more vigorous life. These presentations provide compelling, accurate information designed to inspire audiences to take greater control of their own health and increase awareness, knowledge, and participation in healthy lifestyles throughout the community.

Clinic Tutorials and Private Lessons

Personalized Clinic Tutorials

Learn what you can do to take control of your own health. 
Develop your own personalized health and healing program, with our unique Oxford style tutorials that are taught by leaders in the fields of modern exercise science, t’ai-chi, qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine.


Oxford Study 2020

A study in Lifelong Learning and Health Promotion

The OxfordStudy 2020

The Oxford Study is an ongoing longitudinal study into the effectiveness of health promotion programs in changing behaviors and motivation for people to live active healthy lifestyles.
Originally funded by AARP and supported by the Denver Botanic Gardens the project began as an model health promotion program "Sunrise Tai Chi and Walks in the Gardens." After winning numerous awards we were invited to present the project for debate at the Oxford Roundtable at Harris Manchester College and the Oxford Union Debating Hall at Oxford University.

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Barefoot Doctor's Journal

Take control of your health with this guide to natural health and healing. Get expert advice to help you alleviate pain and live healthy naturally. Access to tools, information and opportunities.

Providing members with the latest scientific research on the ancient healing secrets of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Get information, access to tools, and enjoyable opportunities for a lifetime of active adventure!

View the Barefoot Doctor's Journal

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