Tai Chi for Health
Traditional Chen Style principles and form is taught
NEW Beginner Classes are scheduled based upon interest and availability on an ongoing basis.
As always - "YOU, plus two of your friends" can be the start of a
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of low impact exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing that culminates Qi (inner energy). The movements of Tai Chi can reduce the stress of today’s busy lifestyle and improve health.
Regular practice of Tai Chi can improve balance, enhance the immune system, increase core strength, control anxiety and maintain excellent health. Tai chi can be a positive part of an overall approach to improving your health.
The mind and body move freely through a relaxed state of mindfulness and Martial Arts movements.
The healing benefits of a Tai Chi Practice are amazing.
Tai Chi is an internal practice, encouraging oxygen exchange within the body and the organs. The practice encourages brain growth with new and strengthened neurological pathways. It is a "Moving Meditation" and an art that cultivates happiness, and strengthens the individuals and groups who practice together.
Beginner Tai Chi
with Lisa LaPlante
with Lisa LaPlante
Begin your introduction, journey and practice of gentle Chen Tai Chi. Tai Chi is often referred to as "moving meditation". Improve your balance, calm your mind, stay fit and active through smooth flowing movement. No experience necessary to begin.
The benefits of Tai Chi are numerous:
*Tai chi energizes the whole body and gives you more energy that makes you feel alive, well and vital.
*Tai chi practitioners experience a sense of aliveness, of vitality. They gain more coordination, balance and a simple confidence in moving.
*Tai chi offers a way to truly relax. The rhythms of bending and stretching in tai chi help to relax the body and to free it from mental and physical tension and stress.
*Alleviate hypertension through tai chi
*Tai chi increases blood flow
*Tai chi helps the joints and mobility
*Tai chi strengthens the immune system
*Tai chi helps with balance and coordination
*Tai chi helps with mental clarity
*Tai Chi increases calmness, creativity and deeper sleep