About the Practice of Tai Chi

 Tai Chi is a slow, soft, continuous stepping sequence designed to circulate forces (including gravitational) through the practitioner in such a way that improves well-being, health, and autonomy. 

Health Benefits

Tai Chi is about moving.  The 108 moves of the 'set' are performed in a variety of postures.  The postures are aligned with gravitational forces to protect the anatomical structures.  Therefore, all the benefits of moving are available such as:

  • Balance

  • Flexibility

  • Body Awareness

  • Resilient Strength

In addition, Tai Chi provides:

  • a Brain Exercise by challenging the memories of the postures and developing neurological connection such as through propioception

  • A Meditative component as a result of ie: continuous flow of movement, gaze, slow speed

  • An aerobic exercise due to the sustained 25-30 minutes required for the completion of the 108 moves of the set

These health benefits are usually noticed within the first two months and can continue to enhance health for a life time!

2021 Classes

Returning Beginner Classes: Starting Wednesday January 20th, a Returning Beginner Class will be offered through Zoom.  Zoom Classes are Wednesdays 2pm-3pm, Thursdays 8:05pm-9:05pm.  This class will build on the Principles that you have learned already and apply them to learning more about the set.

Intermediate Classes: For those who are familiar with the 108 move 'set'.  Zoom classes are currently offered Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm, Thursdays 7pm - 8pm.  

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