We know that Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art that combines movement and relaxation, which is good for both the body and mind.
Tai Chi, knowing as “meditation in motion” is made up of a series of graceful movements that slowly transition smoothly into the next. It combines slow, deliberate movements and incorporates breathing exercises and meditation.
Tai Chi is not designed to raise your heart rate or burn calories, but helps circulation, balance and alignment. Tai Chi also helps restore your energy, called chi. Its low impact moving meditations including standing and balancing.
It’s an excellent fitness activity for beginners, elite athletes and people with health conditions. Tai chi helps with muscle control and balance. Tai Chi can be done by itself, in a class situation, outdoors or with a group.
It’s an activity that puts minimal stress on joints and muscles. It targets core muscles and helps improve flexibility. Tai chi builds strength but in a subtle way. Body weight is all we need.
Tai Chi is about engaging the whole body, it’s not about powering through muscular poses. It’s an all-round exercise, not a sport.