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5 Reasons You – Yes You – Should Try Tai Chi Right Now The practice’s benefits apply to all ages, ethnicities and abilities. By Anna Medaris Miller, Contributor May 3, 2018. Tai chi is more about how the body works than how it looks, and is about aging gracefully and “with less drama.” “The last time I looked, there were some 500 studies about the various physical benefits of tai chi, from improving balance and attention span to boosting the immune system to beating back the symptoms of arthritis, asthma, and insomnia,” said Rosenfeld.
The Tai Chi movements can be loosely described as shadow boxing or ‘shadow kung fu’ in slow motion. Regular practice can increase flexibility and strength, and improve cardiovascular fitness. The emphasis on correct posture means that Tai Chi can instil a greater awareness of the body and how it moves through space.
But maybe the most compelling reason to give tai chi a shot is its ability to strengthen the connections between your mind and body, which can help you move through life with greater awareness. Balance. Tai chi improves balance and, according to some studies, reduces falls. Proprioception — the ability to sense the position of one’s body in space — declines with age.
Tai chi helps train this sense, which is a function of sensory neurons in the inner ear and stretch receptors in the muscles and ligaments. One of the biggest puzzles when you learn Tai Chi is learning to feel the 4 main energies: Peng, Lu, Ji, and An. The question of how to manifest the energies has come up for my students again as they work on the Tai Chi Mastery Program and discuss commencement in our Inner Form training group..
It’s hard enough for most of us, perpetually stuck in our heads, to reconnect to our bodily. People practice tai chi for a variety of reasons; to improve their physical condition and sense of balance, ease pain and stiffness (particularly from arthritis) and improve sleep. The NCCAM issues several warnings about tai chi.
Tai chi helps improve your muscle strength in your legs, lowering your risk of falls. Weight loss: It’s no surprise that exercise helps with weight loss and being overweight or obese is a risk. Heavily documented by science and thousands of years of tradition to be really great, five minutes a day spent nourishing your life, health, energy, and clarity with Tai Chi will empower you to face your life and our world with more light and strength.
A number of studies indicate that being confident results in less falls, since the fear of falls increases the risk of falling. Practicing a mindbody exercise, such as tai chi, builds confidence, thus alleviating the fear of falling. Why Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention Works.
List of related literature:
|from The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi: 12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart, and Sharp Mind|
|from Health Promotion and Aging, Seventh Edition: Practical Applications for Health Professionals|
|from The Subtle Body Practice Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to Energy Healing|
|from Health Psychology|
|from Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body: Chi Gung for Lifelong Health|
|from Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Nursing|
|from Geriatric Physical Therapy eBook|
|from Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness|
|from Essentials of Managing Stress|
|from Alters and Schiff Essential Concepts for Healthy Living|