(pronounced tie-gee-chuan) is a series of slow, precise, well
practiced movements combined with breathing control that bring
about a state of calmness and peace in the practitioner, while
simultaneously improving cardiovascular function, strength, and
flexibility, and relieving stress and tension. The body, mind, and
spirit are regarded as an integrated whole, and the training
approach reflects this.
Tai-Chi do for you?
the practice of Tai-Chi principles and exercises, the student
learns to relax completely. Continuing practice allows the
student to become generally more calm, peaceful and centered even
when he / she is not actively practicing.
slow, deliberate and precise movements of the Tai-Chi form are
specifically designed, and have been refined over thousands of
years, to produce the maximum range of motion in the
practitioner, to open the joints, and elongate the muscles. This
is accomplished without trauma to the student, and anyone can
benefit, no matter where on the “fitness scale” they
Practitioners of Tai-Chi enjoy better health, and a longer richer
and better quality of life. As we approach and move through
middle age and then into the golden age, that gift of health and
vitality grows more precious with each day, a wisdom the Chinese
masters have known for centuries.
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