Control • Strengthens • Gentle
Tai Chi is an effective, safe and enjoyable exercise for health of mind and body. It consists of slow continuous movements performed in a controlled manner against a gentle resistance, building inner strength while creating physical and mental balance. Tai Chi is easy to learn, it requires no special equipment, and is appropriate for all ages and physical conditions. This particular style of Tai Chi was developed for people with arthritis, fibromyalgia and general stress. It incorporates a sequence of movements that improves muscular strength, flexibility, balance, and cardio fitness and can be done standing or seated. Breathing correctly is important in every Tai Chi movement. Incorporating the Qi Gong breathing method cultivates the body’s internal energy, promoting clarity and relaxation. Tai Chi reduces stress and helps people to relax and feel better. Tai Chi is a powerful mind-body exercise. Integrating the mind and body is the ultimate aim of Tai Chi. When the mind and body are in balance, there is inner and outer harmony, enhancing the qi (internal energy) to flow freely and powerfully throughout the body. A person living in harmony is more likely to be happy and healthy.