How Does Tai Chi Reduce Stress?

Known as “moving meditation,” Tai Chi practice is great for stress management and stress reduction. A recent neurological study began with people who had no…

February 9, 2020

Tai Chi for Back Pain

Did you know that lower back pain is one of the leading causes of disability around the world? With such a large number of people struggling with back pain, it is surprising that treatment can be such a challenge. Painkillers & surgery are over-prescribed and not as effective as exercise. And Tai Chi is one of your best choices of pain relieving activities.

January 18, 2019

What is Tai Chi Push Hands?

Tai chi push hands is a practice that a student of tai chi undertakes in addition to learning the form.  At its core, it is a two-person activity in which each maintains the connection with the other, keeps their own structure, and feels out weaknesses in their partner.  Ideally, it is dynamic: constantly moving and flowing. 

January 11, 2019

Why Tai Chi Makes So Many of the Experts’ “Best Exercises” Lists

So what it about Tai Chi that puts it on Harvard’s 5 of The Best Exercises You Can Ever Do list? The benefits of Tai Chi are plentiful, but we feel quite strongly that the accessibility of Tai Chi is what puts it at the top. Tai Chi is the opposite of “no pain, no gain.” Business Insider reminds us that Tai Chi is good for everyone, regardless of fitness level, age, or ability.

November 26, 2018

How Can Martial Arts or Tai Chi Help Me Lower My Stress?

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know that stress is very bad for a person’s physical, emotional, and mental health. In today’s society, stress can be found everywhere you go. Traffic jams, full schedules, work stress, financial struggles, relationships and so on. Reducing that stress means making changes within your life, but if those changes are not possible, learning how to better manage stress is vital!

November 1, 2018
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