Tai Chi (Taiji) teaches focus, increases balance, improves flexibility, circulation, strength and agility. Tai Chi is beneficial to people of all ages and physical abilities.

Tai Chi For Senior Citizens

Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) originated as an internal martial art form for self-defense but has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that promotes good health and longevity. Tai Chi is easy to learn yet difficult to master. Taijiquan translates to supreme ultimate fist, boundless fist, supreme ultimate boxing, or great extremes boxing.

Tai Chi can be practiced as slow methodical movements, with a focus on balance, structure and deep breathing. It can also be practice with a combination of slow and explosive (fa jin) movements to simulate martial applications. This is what makes tai chi a versatile art to be practice for health and/or martial benefits by anyone regardless of age or physical ability.

Benefits of Tai Chi

The benefits of exercising includes lower blood pressure, weight control, muscle strength – limbs, heart, lungs just to name a few. Tai Chi offers the same benefits with a focuses on posture and body placement adding benefits beyond that of cardiovascular or resistance-training alone. The consistent and faithful practice of tai chi is reported to have strengthening effects on people suffering with poor health or chronic illnesses.

Tai Chi...
  • Promotes calmness of the mind
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Improves self-awareness
  • Releases tension and relaxes the body
  • Tones muscle
  • Improves breathing
  • Increases external and internal strength
  • Improves balance
  • Improves circulation
  • Harmonizes body and mind
  • Reduces illness
  • Reduces pain and stiffness