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

    Dr Jin Ye hosted the annual Wu Ying Hua Tai Chi in the park event at Locke Park in Barnsley on Sunday 30thJune. There was an excellent attendance from students past and present from Barnsley, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Huddersfield and Rotherham. Previously held for many years in Huddersfield, it was decided to move to Locke Park[...]

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Is Mindful Tai Chi for me?

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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