What is the Art of Tai Chi?
As people from all walks of life are discovering, Tai Chi is
a highly enjoyable way to be relaxed and healthy. Tai Chi brings you inner peace, joy and
Tai Chi is a time-proven
health art which uses circular, flowing movements to calm the mind
and relax the body. Behind
the gentle movements is a wealth of philosophy, medicine and science.
Also known as meditation in motion, it is the perfect blend of
relaxation and activity. Practising Tai Chi exercises the body
holistically while quietening the mind.
Internally, the soft,
smooth movements massage the organs, improve blood circulation and
promote diaphragmatic breathing. Externally, the joints,
tendons and muscles are loosened and gradually strengthened.
Tai Chi is about balance and harmony, but most of all it is
about human happiness.
"Relaxation does not mean nothing or
The Tai Chi movements are relaxed, but
How Does Tai Chi Work?
The continuous flowing movements of Tai Chi are based on the
principle that running water never stagnates. The gentle movements relax your muscles and
joints while strengthening your body.
Through movement and meditation, Tai Chi brings you health of
body and peace of mind.
Does Tai Chi Reduce Stress?
Tai Chi uses calming, structured movements to counteract the
stress of living in today’s fast society. Your mind is constantly stimulated and
strained by work, relationships, money, etc.
Even in sleep, your mind remains
A stressed mind makes errors and interferes with the healthy
functioning of the body. The fluid movements of Tai Chi have a
calming effect on the nervous system which in turn helps to relieve
stress in daily life. A calmer nervous system will also assist in
regulating the digestive system, strengthening the respiratory system,
improving the cardio-vascular system and boosting the immune system.
Tai Chi enables you to enter into a state of balance and tranquillity
which allows the body-mind to heal naturally.
To simply observe people
practising Tai Chi is a peaceful experience. They reflect a sense
of serenity and well being. After a Tai Chi session, you always
feel relaxed, refreshed and content.