What is Tai Chi/Chi Gong?
Tai Chi and Chi Gong are ancient Chinese traditions that, today, are practiced as a graceful forms of healing exercises. Practicing these healing arts involves conscious breathing, gentle movements and increasing awareness. The exercises are relaxing, invigorating and enjoyable. They encourage healthy movement of energy and bring happiness to the body.
Who Can Practice Tai Chi/Chi Gong?
Tai Chi/Chi Gong is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it generally safe for all ages and fitness levels. In fact, because this is a low impact exercise, it is especially suitable for older adults who otherwise may not exercise. Tai Chi/Chi Gong is also appealing to many because it is inexpensive, as it requires no special equipment. You can practice Chi Gong anywhere—indoors or outdoors; alone or in a group class; barefoot or with comfortable foot ware; and comfortable clothing of any kind can be worn.
Although Chi Gong is very safe, if you are pregnant, have an injury or any severe medical condition, consult with your doctor or our doctor before attending our class. Modification or avoidance of certain postures can be recommended for people with medical conditions or physical limitations.