Tai Chi is a series of slow controlled movements aimed at promoting good health and gently stimuating the body. The slow, smooth relaxed exercises naturally deepens the breathing and calms the mind. Tai Chi’s aim is to balance the life force or Chi and cultivate good health and a calm mind.
There are various styles of Tai Chi and the one we teach is called Yang Tai Chi. The Yang style is characterised by long, smooth movements which are soothing for the mind and body.
Alternative spellings for Tai Chi include taijiquan or t'ai chi ch'uan.
Tai Chi's health benefits have been proven scientifically - for example see the BBC's Trust Me I'm A Doctor.