Keith Jeffery

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Keith Jeffery, DVM

Biography taken from the American Tai Chi Association
(Keith is on the Advisory Board)

Dr. Keith Jeffery, a 25 year Tai Chi veteran is a world leader in the field of Tai Chi for fitness and health promotion. He has created many very popular and effective Tai Chi instructional videos and nutritional audio tapes. Much of his time is devoted to teaching 4 Minute Fitness to businesses and organizations, helping employees learn easy and effective ways to decrease stress and find balance and peace.

As well, Dr. Jeffery certifies instructors and teaches the general public Easy Tai Chi for health enhancement through videos, web based distance learning programs and international seminars.

Dr. Jeffery has an extensive Western medical background (companion animal veterinarian) and Eastern Complementary and Alternative training in Tai Chi and Qigong. By integrating the health benefits from Western and Eastern medicine, he developed consumer-oriented Tai Chi video programs such as “Tai Chi for Busy People” and “4 Minute Fitness”, emphasizing the need to easily and effectively create balance and vitality in a fast changing, time pressured society. His 4 Minute Fitness DVD teaches mind and body wellness to seniors of any age and any fitness level (it can be done standing or sitting).

Keith is committed to promoting Tai Chi for health improvement. He is an outstanding public speaker and coach of the coaches.

For more information please contact

Dr. Keith Jeffery
Toll free – (866) 682-4244 after 9am Pacific
Tel – (250) 468-9950. E-mail:

Current Article: November 2010

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Surviving Holiday Dining – 10 life saving tips

On average, Americans weigh an astounding 25 pounds more now than they did just 80 years ago. And in a relatively short period of time, 40% of the population will be not just fat, but obese. Fact is – food is so tasty and abundant these days that it is hard to keep the pounds off, especially at this time of year. Here are a few tips that will keep you from adding even more pounds to your girth AND improve your vitality.

1. See and feel the weight

Right now, this very moment – go to your refrigerator and pick up a pound of butter or lard. Ask yourself – “how many of these do I want to add to my arteries, my gut, my butt or thighs this year”. If the answer is none, read on.

2. Out of sight, out of mind

Fill your home with lots of fruit, vegetables and whole grain snacks. Carrots, oranges and apples are delightful snacks and will satisfy cravings. Keep any junk food out of sight.

3. Shop smart

AVOID leaving temptation on every surface. DO NOT BUY fat and sugary snacks and candies. They may be comfort foods, but they are deadly! See this junk not as food, but as poison.

4. Be choosey – just one a day

Don’t your life feeling deprived. When you need to, pick a small helping of your favorite indulgence and savour it.

5. Make it fun

Play “calorie saving” games. Get creative. For example, rather than drowning your food with gravy, dip it. And avoid the turkey skin (saving a whopping 200 calories)

6. Burn, burn, burn (calories)

Exercise everyday to reduce your appetite and increase your metabolism!

7. Add to tradition

Add exercise to your family traditions. This year, walk or cycle to your favorite coffee shop or to visit friends rather than drive. And – begin your exercise NOW, so you are already in the swing of things by Christmas.

8. Create smart snacks

Serve bowls of popcorn rather than chips. (But avoid the butter – use good quality oil, soy sauce, and spices like Mr. Dash.) Serve baked and whole grain chips rather than deep fried, artery clogging chips.

9. Find “center”, keep your focus

Look INSIDE for the answer. We are getting larger simply because we are not centered each day. We rush around in our too busy lives, scattered and harried, eating anything that resembles food. And worse, we are plagued by ubiquitous advertising that seductively entices us to eat “foods that kill”. The process of “finding center”, that remarkable place of wisdom and peace that resides in every one of us, isn’t all that difficult. But it does take some time dedicated to simple quiet reflection and thought, time for daily goal setting.

If you are looking for easy ways to find center, practice your Easy Tai Chi and 4 Minute Fitness.

10. Plan and prepare

Practices like t’ai chi, yoga, 4 Minute Fitness, prayer and meditation are becoming so very popular because they are perfect methods for finding peace and balance. So each day during these busy times, take some time in quiet reflection. Spend more than your usual amount of time in the centering practice that works best for you.

Spend time breathing deeply and fully. Prepare for each day by deciding what you want, what you are going to eat and then find your deep resolve inside.

Of course, it also helps to learn strategies of 21st century culinary survival. Get educated. Be perceptive. Learn about the deceptive and dangerous strategies taken by junk food pushers. And learn how to play the game to win.

May you have a holiday season filled with wisdom, joyous exercise and healthful eating!

More strategies –

Life Quotes

If we’re not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn’t settle for junk food. — Sally Edwards

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut. — Channing Pollock

Chemicals, n: Noxious substances from which modern foods are made. — Author Unknown

Anybody who believes that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach flunked geography. — Robert Byrne

The Secret to Handling Holiday Stress

Without a doubt, this time of year can be stressful. There are the obvious approaches – don’t go into debt, don’t schedule too much in too little time, and be reasonable with expectations (odds are that Santa will not bring you a Porsche…). Life happens, and often it happens big during the holidays. So how do you deal with it? How do stay calm, peaceful and joyous?

Here is the best way for you to take charge, to be in control and not be a victim of your circumstance (oh, poor me…). Breathe. And breathe deeply. Taking a deep breath produces an automatic and almost instant “relaxation response”. And do it several times a day, especially when you are noticing an increase in your stress level or a decrease in your “fun level”.

And the best way to breathe deeply? In your 4 Minute Fitness and Easy Tai Chi practice. Then you get the added benefits of movement, balance, solitude and stretching. So – practice daily during these next few weeks, take charge and create a joyous holiday!

That’s it folks. Happy Holidays! Please contact me with any questions. If you do not wish to receive future lifestyle information, just let us know by return email.

If you know people who would benefit from this information, please feel free to forward this letter.

Enjoy every precious minute,
Keith Jeffery

For more information, please contact

Dr. Keith Jeffery at:
1836 Douglas Crescent, Nanoose Bay, B.C. V9P 9C7
Toll free – (866) 682-4244 after 9 am Pacific
Tel (250) 468-9950
fax (250) 468-9910


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December 2009
Holiday Giving – Great Gift Ideas

September 2009
Healthy Backs

June 2009
Moving Towards Better Health in a Split Second

April 2009
Settling for Less

March 2009
Breathing Well

February 2009
Tai Chi Decreases Falls

January 2009
Using Time Wisely

December 2008
Busy, Stressed, Tense?

November 2008
Slowing The Aging Process

October 2008
As In Golf, So In Life

September 2008
Wake Up

August 2008

July 2008
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June 2008
Eating, dying and Cuba

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