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Is Mindful Tai Chi for me?

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    Bert Harper

    Bert Harper was a resident at Prior Bank Care Home in Sheffield who attended the Action for Elders Tai Chi sessions offered there. Bert attended sessions regularly for over two years and was active in the group up until a week before he sadly passed away in December 2018 at the age of 98. He[...]

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The feedback received from staff was terrific. People couldn't stop talking about how therapeutic Tai Chi was and how it...

What is Tai Chi?

Tai Chi as it is practised today can best be thought of as a form of exercise and meditation combined. Many of the movements have self defence applications but are performed slowly and gracefully with smooth and even transitions between them.

 

These slow, relaxed and balanced movements, know as 'THE FORM', require practice and patience to perfect, with the emphasis on accuracy, control stillness, lightness, relaxation and mental focus.

Tai Chi originated in China as a martial art and in translation means "ultimate exercise". It integrates mind and body and develops both simultaneously.

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