Ealing Tai Chi - YMAA OrientSport

Our Tai Chi classes are highly promoted for its health benefits, often it’s called meditation in motion. In deeper levels of Tai Chi, every movement of the sequence has a meaning, a proper alignment of the body, a pattern of breathing and an intention of the mind. Learning Tai Chi and understanding the purpose behind each movement become more and more important as a student progresses into deeper, more advanced stages of training. At advanced levels, Tai Chi also becomes a complete martial arts system. Tai Chi Chuan can explain how to control your entire body, power and mental capabilities to a level you’ve never experienced before. Read more…

Tai Chi benefits:

Muscle strength. Tai Chi can improve both lower-body strength and upper-body strength. When practiced regularly, tai chi can be comparable to resistance training and brisk walking.


Nervous System. Tai Chi offers huge benefits to our nervous systems, both central ner­ vous system and peripheral nervous system.


Flexibility. Tai Chi can boost upper- and lower-body flexibility as well as strength.


Balance. Tai Chi improves balance and, according to some studies, reduces falls.


Aerobic conditioning. Depending on the speed and size of the movements, Tai Chi can provide some aerobic benefits.

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