About the Practice of Tai Chi

What is tai chi?

A soft, slow, stylized stepping sequence that moves through postures designed to enhance health and well-being by cycling primarily gravitational force through the practitioner.

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 memory of postures and the sequence of the 108 moves in the choreography of the 'set'

  • A Meditative component as a result of the continuous flow of movement

  • 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!

2020 Classes

Information Night 2020: September 29th @ 8pm - 9pm at our studio location in Olds, Alberta: 5021 - 51 Street, Olds, AB; entrance through the back alley.  Event is free and intended to inform those who might be considering attending classes.

Beginner Classes: Starting Thursday October 1st, 2020 in the evening.  Please call or attend the open house for class fees and times.

Intermediate Classes: For those who are familiar with the 108 move 'set'.  Classes resume October 1st, 2020.  Tuesdays and Thursdays.  6:45pm Gather, 7pm Neigungs and supervised practice, 7:25pm prepare for set, 7:30pm the Set.

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