what-is-tai-chi - Tai Chi classes and workshops in Sheffield
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    Barnsley Tai Chi on the International Stage

    We are delighted to announce that as from 17th April Dr Jin Ye will be teaching the Rockingham and Mapplewell Mindful Tai Chi groups. Master Jin Ye is the great-granddaughter of Master Wu Jianquan, the founder of the Wu Style Tai Chi and is an internationally recognised master . She has taught Tai Chi Chuan[...]

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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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