It involves gentle and relaxing exercises with mental focus that develop inner peace and comfort. Tai Chi can benefit men and women of any age and health.
Sifu David Chang has practiced Tai Chi for over 15 years. He specializes in teaching Yang style Tai Chi, and also teaches Bagua Zhang (a related martial art style).
According to an article published by Harvard Health Publications, Tai Chi improves muscle strength, flexibility, balance, and aerobic conditioning. It also indicates that Tai Chi is helpful for medical conditions including arthritis, low bone density, breast cancer, heart disease, heart failure, hypertension, Parkinson's disease, sleep problems, and stroke.
You can read the complete article at http://wushucentral.com/extras/harvardtaichi.pdf
The New England Journal of Medicine also published a clinical study indicating that Tai Chi improves balance in patients with Parkinson's disease and reduces the incident of falls.
You can read this article at http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1107911
Tai Chi is also recognized as a method to reduce stress that can provide the same cardiovascular benefits as moderate exercise such as downhill skiing or jogging, but without the same risk of injury or impact on the joints.
We introduce basic Tai Chi exercises gradually and systematically. Material is introduced starting from elementary skills and progressing gradually toward advanced Tai Chi forms with the option to learn special styles such as the Tai Chi sword.
Students can learn and progress at their own pace, and we happily accommodate any special needs you may have.
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