Tuesday Tai Chi Sunrise in the Garden! 8:30am CDT
Sunday Tai Chi Flow 10:00am CDT
Start or end your day, with a flow that will leave you feeling fantastic. Experience Tai Chi in your jammies, from the comfort of your home, via the platform of Zoom. You will sign up for class on The Synergy Studio class schedule page.
What is Tai Chi?
Tai chi is an ancient exercise that embodies China’s most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. It offers true harmony between body and mind.
Tai chi is rooted in martial arts, meditation and traditional Chinese medicine. As a martial art, tai chi is called “soft” or “internal” because it emphasizes moving with grace, fine tuning sensory awareness, and embodying the principle of softness overcoming resistance. Today, tai chi is most commonly practiced for the health benefits, which is the focus of TaijiFit™. There is a no sparring or contact sport.
What is TaijiFit™?
TaijiFit™ makes Taiji (Tai Chi) more fun and accessible. Making Fitness more graceful and holistic, TaijiFit™ is not just an exercise – it’s an experience! It combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). Feel for yourself the Mind/Body connector we call FLOW. TaijiFit™ is Mindfulness in Motion.
Founded by David-Dorian Ross, TaijiFit™ is the most unique workout to come along in decades. It’s a ride along the wave of your Inner Power, like surfing on your own life energy – the Qi. It combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). When you take a TaijiFit™ class, you find yourself moving your body with the grace and confidence of the ancient Taiji masters who learned the secret of balancing yin and yang – strength with beauty, power with peace, endurance with flow. There is no routine or choreography to memorize or “get right.”
What are the health benefits of “Tai Chi” ?
Practiced at a slow and even speed, tai chi movements are widely acknowledged to help calm the emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the immune system. In a very real sense, tai chi helps us stay younger as we grow older, thus making an essential contribution to our overall health and well-being.
In general, the research, so far, suggests that tai chi can be effective for the following:
- Lowering blood pressure
- Strengthening the immune system
- Reducing inflammation
- Depression and Anxiety
- Improved balance/fall prevention
- Chronic pain relief
- Improving balance
- Improved muscle strength
- Improved quality of sleep
- Increasing bone density
- Improved cognitive performance
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Improving overall quality of life