Benefits of Tai Chi

Why is Tai Chi?
Moving like a flowing stream in a continuous, uninterrupted motion, you will perform a set of slow and forceful body flexing gestures. Refined, deep breathing in harmony with your movements will help you experience greatly improved physical functioning, improved mental focus, a wonderful sense of harmony, balance and well-being, and a calmer frame of mind. Tai Chi develops a sense of place and a growing awareness of true energy within.

Many of our students have chronic medical problems and Tai Chi programs can be tailored to help individuals with benefits that include relief from arthritis and joint pain or assistance with Asthma management. International research has demonstrated that Tai Chi creates a physical sense of balance and completeness. Your metabolism will improve, your heart and lungs will function better, your digestion and circulation will improve and your bones, muscles and joints will strengthen. Tai Chi is a fantastic form of gentle exercise that works your entire body so that you can increase your flexibility and gain strength and help in the process of losing weight. Face your daily challenges and pressures with positive energy! Rhythmic Tai Chi movements activate the central nervous system achieving mental relaxation and stress reduction. This results in a sense of well-being, a proven factor in reducing depression, digestive problems and immunity disorders. It helps focus on a positive outlook.

Sleep Better One of the many benefits is deeper, more rewarding sleep. Performing Tai Chi will bring your mind and body in alignment with nature achieving balance. Lots of TCFA students have reported that they slept like baby after Tai Chi. Combat Age Related Health Problems By opening your body pathways, Tai Chi combats the effect of aging. Nothing ages more than ill health. Calming your mind relaxes the body and helps achieve a yin and yang balanced condition helping metabolism. This is of tremendous use in slowing down the process of aging, and helping prevent age related health problems. Fight Disease and Medical Problems Studies show Tai Chi helps positive changes to occur in diabetes, high blood pressure, migraine, liver and, stomach problems, depression and arthritis. Tai Chi is a gentle way of fighting many common ailments. Better Concentration and Memory In Tai Chi, you are required to focus your mind in a calm condition to direct your body coordination. You have to use both left and right part of your brain to complete the procedure of circling. This is fantastic for the Aged or those in the recovery process because of the gentle yet empowering influence on the body. It is an excellent technique for the elderly to keep fit and improve their health and well-being, and for those recovering from an accident or surgery.