- True and Constant, The Crescent, Gamma Phi Beta, Summer 2022 (pp. 18–19)
- Everyday Buddhism! Episode 72: Walking on Pins & Needles with Arlene Faulk, June 16, 2022
- Collaborative Healing at the Heart: Arlene Faulk, Tai Chi Instructor, Heartwood Center by Liz Surlin Gordon, June 2022 (pp. 31–31)
- Walking on Pins and Needles – Managing Chronic Pain with Tai Chi, Living Well with MS (podcast), May 25, 2022
- Living Inspired with Multiple Sclerosis with Arlene Faulk, Life Lessons, with Gin & Sheri (podcast), May 17, 2022
- How Tai Chi helped combat debilitating symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, 2 Mikes Parkinson’s Podcast, April 8, 2022
- Arlene Faulk in conversation with Dr. Deborah Holton
Webinar Event, April 24, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Free via Zoom
- Book Review: Walking on Pins and Needles: A Memoir of Chronic Resilience in the Face of Multiple Sclerosis, Reviewed by Lisa Lickel, Windy City Reviews, April 2020
- Arlene Faulk on Tai Chi for Multiple Sclerosis, The Tai Chi Notebook: Reflections on Tai Chi, Xing Yi, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Martial Arts Studies by Graham (podcast), March 11, 2022
- Arlene Faulk’s story of resilience in the face of MS, Outside the Loop, WGN Radio, March 5, 2022 (segment begins at 23:45)
- Arlene Faulk in Conversation with Nadine Kenney Johnstone
In-person free event: Sunday, March 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Heartwood Center, Skylight Room, 1818 Dempster St., Evanston, IL
- Walking on Pins and Needles: Book Now Available
Arlene’s new book launches 2/22/2022!
- Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Through Perseverance and Tai Chi
New book explores how embracing Chinese medicine defined one woman’s unlikely healing journey (publisher’s press release)
- The Beginning: A Piece by Arlene Faulk in Celebration of 20 Years at Heartwood
“In first week of October, 1999, …I am about to enter a new holistic health care center…. And on this day, I am about to teach my first Tai Chi class here.”
- Arlene Faulk Named a Top Tai Chi Blogger
Arlene’s blog is recognized as one of “the best Tai Chi blogs from thousands of top Tai Chi blogs” in their network by Feedspot. Ranked #4 in their Top 25, her blog covers ways to integrate this graceful form of exercise and mindfulness into everyday life.
- “Increase Energy via Balanced Movement“
Stories from Arlene and her students and how Tai Chi has helped them. Reprinted by permission of LifeTimes, a publication of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.
Tai Chi, MS, and Healthy Aging (webinar with Arlene Faulk)
Open the Door to Tai Chi with Dianne Bailey, September 29, 2022
A Multiple Sclerosis Recovery Through Mind Body Thinking and Tai Chi
Crushing Doubt, July 7, 2022
Arlene Faulk on Chronic Wellness, May 31, 2022
Arlene offers short, free guided Tai Chi and qi gong video sessions to help move our bodies and relax our minds.
- Faulk Tai Chi during COVID-19
Arlene Faulk guides you through gentle Tai Chi movements for decreasing stress. (22 minutes)
- Cultivating Energy with Arlene
Join Arlene to relax, reduce stress and increase your energy. (13 minutes)
Faulk Tai Chi
Watch Faulk Tai Chi students talk about their health (from Parkinson’s to rheumatoid arthritis) and how learning the movements improved their lives. “It’s like my brain woke up and I had this happy feeling.”
By Rohan Makhecha and Megan Vratsinas, 1615 Studio
Arlene Faulk: Foundations of Tai Chi
Learn the basics in this short Foundations of Tai Chi video from Arlene Faulk, Tai Chi teacher, speaker and author. Arlene walks you through the principles of movement as energy. These basic steps will show you how to move your energy in a way that is simultaneously relaxing and energizing.
Tai Chi Energy Ball Practice
12-minute Practice for Balance and Breathing
Work with the Tai Chi energy ball for balance & breathing. Breathe from the lower tan tien, major energy center in the body (lower abdomen). Relax the body through gentle movements—Tai Chi is a moving meditation.
Chair Tai Chi Practice
10-minute Practice for Balance and Alignment
Practice Tai Chi from your chair with this gentle 10-minute seated Tai Chi practice for balance and alignment. Relax the body through gentle movements — Tai Chi is a moving meditation. “Doing this chair Tai Chi practice every day for a year launched me on the road to walking again and good health.”
Arlene Faulk in Conversation with Dr. Deborah Holton
Listen in as Dr. Holton and I talk about multiple sclerosis (MS), the power of Tai Chi, and bringing ourselves to the present moment, … plus you can do a little Tai Chi with us. We discuss corporate culture, women in the workplace, and the fast-versus-slow approach that I learned in my journey and write about in Walking on Pins and Needles.
Achieving Optimal Health with Integrative Medicine
Dr. Rowena Chua of Meliora Integrative Medicine references Arlene’s Tai Chi classes as part of her thorough and effective treatment programs.
Video segment featured on “On Demand” series for Public Television
Heartwood Center, Evanston
Arlene is featured in a story about one of her Tai Chi class locations, Heartwood Center.
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