Tai Chi and Qigong
Tai Chi and Qigong are recognized in China as, ‘national treasures,’ and have been practiced in one form or another for thousands of years. While all Tai Chi is Qigong, not all Qigong is Tai Chi. Originally, Tai Chi was created as a dynamic style of 'internal' martial arts. Although still practiced in this way today, it is more widely recognized as a series of slow moving, highly formalized movements,
Qigong, on the other hand, has always had its roots in traditional Chinese medicine as a healing modality. The words Qigong can literally be translated as the, ‘cultivation of life-force.' While different in some respects, they do share many similarities. In particular, both Tai Chi and Qigong utilize slow, flowing postures, breath control, deep mental focus, and visualization. Due to their low impact and gentle nature, Tai Chi and Qigong are ideal for people of all ages, temperaments, and health backgrounds.
Health benefits of Tai Chi/Qigong
Increase stamina and vitality
Enhance the immune system
Lower and upper body strengthening
Improve balance and core strength
Alleviate aches and pain
Mental and Emotional
Create an improved state of well-being
Reduce anxiety and stress
Sharpen mental focus
Reduce negative and racing thoughts
Help with sleep
Open greater levels of intuition and creativity
The practice of Tai Chi and Qigong will give you alternative ways of managing anxiety, stress, mental confusion, or simply achieving a sense of deep calm, relaxation, and peace. Your instructor, Skee has been studying Tai Chi and Qigong for more than a decade and holds a R.A.M.A certification. He has also earned a second-degree black belt and Kyosa (instructor) certification in Tang Soo Do karate. Skee leads these sessions by blending elements of both Tai Chi and Qigong, instilling practical yet powerful tools that can be utilized in real world situations.
He is available for private, split and group sessions. Please call for prices and availability.