Tai Chi

By on November 14, 2013
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Tai chi is an ancient form of self-defense and has been utilized for over 2,000 years as a graceful form of exercise. Tai chi can be described as “meditation in motion” and is excellent for people of all ages and fitness levels.

Tai chi is a noncompetitive form of martial arts in which you focus your mind on the movements of your body through a series of graceful and fluid movements. Studies have shown that it can improve your balance and reduce the risk of falls.

Tai chi is low impact and puts minimal stress on your muscles and joints making it ideal for health minded individuals and for the elderly. There are numerous health benefits from reducing stress, increasing flexibility, energy, agility and an overall sense of well being.

 

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