Tai Chi lessons teach the art of playing with chi energy.For centuries Tai Chi practitioners referred to their art as 'playing'. There are many interpretations as to what is meant by 'playing'. Martial artists often apply the word to the pleasure one enjoys when sparring with friends. Tai Chi energy masters might use the word to help explain the way chi energy is manipulated.
What comes in your mind when I ask you about most precious thing in your life. Your super expensive bungalow? A car? Or something other than that. But, all this are perishable. How can they be the most valuable? What if, you have big furnished home to live in, but could not enjoy? A big car but, could not drive? Why? Because, you are not good at health. Someone has well said “Health is Wealth” And it really means. You can't compare your health with any of your costly assets. Just being healthy is not enough.
The #1 enemy of yoga is outside the studioMany studies show that exercise is medicine and one of the best exercises is walking. Tai Chi fitness practitioners take the idea a step further and claim that mindful walking is the best exercise.
Deciding to begin a fitness regime is not something that comes easily. If we’re used to a lethargic lifestyle where we are quite happy to lounge in front of the television all day, getting up and running five miles can seem like a hassle. Getting fit is not just about getting your body into shape, it’s about getting into a mindset where daily exercise is not a chore, but a normal everyday occurrence. Of course this motivation is not the only thing the mind is responsible for.
Does your mainstream yoga have a missing element?Spend the next two weeks of this month ignoring your mainstream Yoga class. Instead, attend two Perfect Tai Chi Fitness™ classes and for two weeks practice what you learned every day at home, during work or even while playing. You'll never go back to your mainstream Yoga.
The other day a few students and colleagues were engaged in an online chat about a spin class the gist of which was that the class was difficult and awesome. The end result of the exchange was to make me want to go take the class.
It is widely understood that one of the huge differences in lifestyle between modern people and their ancestors is that we sit a lot more and walk a lot less. This sitting, particularly sitting for long periods in chairs, and particularly in front of desks with our head and shoulders hunched forward, has contributed to a lot of discomfort and injury. And it has only been made worse by being combined with the even more hours of the day peering down at screens of varying sizes and types.