Tai Chi is not a graceful ballet or dance movement, but a very powerful healing modality which originated in China centuries ago and is still widely practiced today.
These slow graceful movement are all part of Tai Chi exercise which heals the body physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
Tai Chi exercise is an ancient form of simple fluid exercises combined with specific breathing techniques, which provides amazing healing benefits to the body.
Safe For Elderly People
Tai Chi is a martial art that has be around for over 600 years and still going strong.
The Tai Chi exercises are safe and very gentle on the body. Tai Chi is a excellent form of exercise for a person who is new to regular exercise.
Tai Chi exercises are great to alleviate stress and tension from the body.
This is the reason why Tai Chi is excellent and safe for elderly people.(1)
Unlike conventional exercise which causes stress and sometimes damage to the muscles, Tai Chi exercise is a very relaxing which also improves muscle tone, flexibility and balance.
Benefits of Tai Chi
The healing benefits of Tai Chi are unlimited. With just 20 minutes a day people can begin to feel the health benefits of Tai Chi;
√ Improves the function of the heart and digestive tract and is an excellent aid in weight loss.(2)
√ Assists the brain to function much sharper and assists with improving the memory.(3)
√ The art of Tai Chi exercise incorporates deep breathing and slow graceful movements which allow the body to receive extra oxygen, which is need for healing the cells, muscles, heart, brain and other organs.(4)
√ It has been well documented that daily Tai Chi exercises allows one to smooth their energy system, to assist with healing blocked energy patterns, and encourages natural optimal health and well-being.
With regular practice Tai Chi assists with;
- strengthening the body,
- helps with arthritis,
- calming your mind,
- assists with balance,
- reducing stress,
- strengthen the immune system
- and allows one to feel energized to go about their daily lives.(5) (6) (7) (8)
Learn Tai Chi
The art of Tai Chi is passed down from a Tai Chi Master to those who wish to learn.
There are different types of Tai Chi but all include;
√ graceful movement techniques,
√ controlled breathing
√ and meditation.
The most popular form of Tai Chi is Tai Chi Chuan. Today there are many Tai Chi Chuan organizations worldwide.
Tai Chi Chuan is often described as a moving meditation.
In China there have been displays of Tai Chi Chuan with 10,000 people participating in the exercise!
Tai Chi Chuan is practiced worldwide and nobody can state how many people are learning Tai Chi Chuan today.
To learn Tai Chi Chuan or any form of Tai Chi one can join a Tai Chi class, but with the busy schedules many people have today this is not possible.
“Tai Chi for beginners” is a wonderful way to begin learning Tai Chi.
When doing a session of Tai Chi for beginners or advanced, the exercises are slow so the body is never left sore or fatigued.
Advanced technology has made it possible for people to learn Tai Chi, who are unable to attend Tai Chi classes due to busy live schedule or geographic locations.
It is now possible to learn Tai Chi exercises online. You can easily learn the principals of Tai Chi with a step by step guide which shows you how to master this ancient but powerful energetic healing art.
Tai Chi video’s, and Tai Chi DVD’s are becoming very popular and now enable many people to learn the basic and advanced Tai Chi by following the information and techniques, given to achieve the healing effects of Tai Chi.
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