Regardless of age or physical condition when you begin practice, t'ai chi can help to limit and reverse the effects of wear and tear on the body. T'ai chi adds suppleness and ease to the joints and muscles and teaches us to relax the body through movement.
The practice of T'ai Chi is ideal as part of
An Athlete's more rigorous training program
as a mind-body practice that will serve one well through all of life's changes including the physical limitations of injury, illness and aging.
Five Basic Tai Chi Principles:
Separation of Weight
Move from the Waist
Beautiful Lady's Wrist
"The practice of Tai Chi is about discovering yourself. It's about forces of the world - both natural and unnatural and how one relates to them. It's about focus and about balance. It's the understanding that things change and knowing how to stay centered throughout the changes."
- Ed Young