About Tai Chi

What is Tai Chi?

Tai means ultimate, Chi (Qi) means supreme, Tai Chi (Taiji) means, ultimate supreme endless circle which is described nature law (Tao Dao” “道”) of harmony balance:  such as day and night, male and female, breath in and breath out which all life should be followed.  The endless circular of Yin & Yang (inward & outwards) – the 2 opposite forces  circle as one “Tao” comply with the philosophy of Yin and Yang exchange in harmony balance.

What is Qi?

Qi is the energy, keep your life going. In our Chinese Tai Chi book, in Qing dynasty, it said the whole universal is Tai Chi, our human body is a small Tai Chi. Everything has a Tai Chi, everyone is a Tai Chi, practicing Tai Chi is a must. The whole universal is big, very powerful, has a lot of energy, a lot of Qi. When we practicing Tai Chi, we hand our body to the whole universal as one. Once you achieve this Yin and Yang balance is beautiful feeling. You are charged the energy within your body like electricity Yin and Yang balance.

What is Yin and Yang?

Yin and Yang is Chinese philosophy is described the opposite two force as one, like the daytime is Yang in the night is Yin, man is Yang and woman is Yin. When we breath in taken oxygen volume in keep up life going that’s Yang, when we exhale that’s Yin. Yin and Yang connecting each other, holding each other, exchange each other. Tai Chi is a positive circle with Yin and Yang exchange.


Why we say Tai Chi and Qigong is good for health?

Tai Chi and Qigong is based on the Chinese medicine, Yin and Yang balance. When you are sick, the Chinese doctor believe you’re Yin and Yang not balanced, the herbalist will feel your pulse and look at the tongue to find out what is the reason causing the sickness, the medicine will be given such as Chinese medicine, eat in balance, acupuncture for stimulating body Chi channel circulation. Tai Chi or Qigong exercises are often given as super medicine for mental and physical health as one。 Once this harmony balanced breathing music start is calming your spirit, musing and massaging your body like wave in the sea, the yin and yang in perfect harmony balance where the diseases come from? Therefore Tai chi or Qigong is the best therapy as super medicine in TCM history.


What is health Qigong?

Health Qigong original was created by traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Doctors, Dr Hua Tuo created 5 animals, Dr Sun Simiao created which has been practiced over 5000 years in history.   Health Qigong consists of a set of skills for physical and mental exercise to improve one’s inner condition and develop the human body potential. This is to be achieved by means of breath regulation body and limbs easements and mind concentration that is regulation of the body breathing and mind or three regulations.

What’s the benefit of Tai Chi “Taiji” 太极 or Qigong 气功?

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.

Tai Chi for Relaxation

What is Health Qigong?