What is Tai Chi?
A martial art originally used as self defence, then by adapting it by mimicking animals birds and insects, later developed into an exercise consisting of slow gentle movements transferring your weight from one leg to the other and moving waist, shoulders and arms in a controlled and steady pace with the whole body.
What is the effect?
Improves balance, core strength, muscle tissue. Strengthens joints and tendons and promotes good blood circulation. Tai Chi helps people suffering with rheumatism, arthritis, high blood pressure, diabetes and stress. Also very helpful for recovering stroke victims and Parkinson’s disease.Tai Chi is also good for the mind/body relationship, by focusing on the movements and sequence of the Tai Chi form, your concentration blocks out any negative thoughts you may have. Tai Chi is like moving meditation. It also improves self esteem, as you experience a sense of achievement as you slowly learn the forms and improve the movements.