what-is-tai-chi - Tai Chi classes and workshops in Sheffield

Is Mindful Tai Chi for me?

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    Underneath The Stars Festival

    Two very well attended Tai Chi workshops on Saturday and Sunday mornings at this year’s festival. Organised by the Rusby family (Kate Rusby) the festival was a great success at a new venue.  

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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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