MODERN TAI CHI
Tai Chi philosophy in China and other parts of the world can be intimidating for its vast quanity of Information that surely can make it complex to learn and practice, many other forms of Tai Chi have been created to simplify its practice and enjoy the health benefits that we are all looking for.
Modern Tai Chi, has emerged in The Quiet Room as a mixed form of Yang, Wu (Z-Q and Y-H ), Walking Meditation, Grounded Meditation, Chair Tai Chi Ropu, Tai Chi Ropu
ロープ(with a specific rope), and Qigong (or chi kung).
With the combination of these productive movements and short repetitive routines, we can all enjoy its health benefits in a shorter period of time.
The Tai Chi primary concepts are:
Qi — an energy force thought to flow through the body; tai chi is said to unblock and encourage the proper flow of qi.
Yin and yang — opposing elements thought to make up the universe that needs to be kept in harmony. Tai chi is said to promote this balance.
Who can do Tai Chi?
Any one! Tai Chi is recomended to do in the mornings as it will energize and balance your body, even if is just for 15 minutes.
This is research! "A growing body of carefully conducted investigations in Harvard are building a compelling case for tai chi as an adjunct to standard medical treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of many conditions commonly associated with age. An adjunct therapy is one that's used together with primary medical treatments, either to address a disease itself or its primary symptoms, or, more generally, to improve a patient's functioning and quality of life."
What happens during a session?
Modern Tai Chi adapts to our clients on wheel chairs or with certain disabilities, those can apply for FREE treatment.
A Modern Tai Chi session include these parts:
Easy motions, such as shoulder circles, turning the head from side to side, or rocking back and forth, help you to loosen your muscles and joints and focus on your breath and body.
A few techniques of breathing are demonstrated and practiced.
Qigong (or chi kung). Translated as "breath work" or "energy work,"
A mix options of short forms with smaller, slower movements is demonstrated especially if there are older clients or not in good physical condition, other options are presented for the advanced and general practice begins.
Yang, Qigong, Qi Ropu
Connecting The Elements
"Nature is the law"
Every part of the human body is Tai Chi; the contrast and harmony of the dynamic and static movements of the body is a reflexion of Tai Chi. We connect to one's mind and and soul with nature to relieve stress and enjoy the relaxation and fow between body and mind.
Breathing and Moving
Slowly... very slowly we move and breathe, we demonstrate what we have learned, and educate ourselves through our monkey mistakes which are our impulses, we begin elongations and longer movements to work more muscles.
Practice takes place without lecturing, quiet and freely, no one makes mistakes during the process of natural movement, we adapt to nature.
We move, breathe, adapt and heal all together.
We grownd our feet and expand our lungs with positive thoughts sent to our universe.
This ending is basic, consists of a few minutes of gentle breathing sometimes combined with movement.
The purpose of Modern Tai Chi, is to help relax the mind and mobilize the body's energy balancing the poles.
Modern Tai Chi in The Quiet Room, may be practiced standing, sitting, or lying down with sticks or ropes.
Modern Tai Chi Instruction require comfortable and soft clothing that does not limitate movement, clothes are loose and with neutral colors. No shoes or masks are recommended as the adaptation to our natural elements and balancing process,
might take much longer to reach.