Awaken the day and your body with Tai Chi
EARLY each morning, all over the country you can see them at it.
It makes you feel serene even though you are not a participant. Tai Chi.
The graceful movements of this ancient Chinese practice is carried out so slowly is has a quiet beauty about them.
Tai Chi might be beneficial for everyone but it is especially good for the senior. If nothing else, it can help with balance which in turn helps with preventing falls, the enemy of seniors.
Studies have shown Tai Chi can reduce falls in seniors by up to 45 per cent and a recent study in The New England Journal of Medicine found Tai Chi particularly effective for people with Parkinsons.
Anyone, regardless of age or fitness level can join in, and early morning is probably the best time to enjoy it.
Benefits of tai chi
- Enhanced balance.
- Better flexibility.
- More stamina.
- Less stress, more wellbeing.
- Stronger muscle strength.
- Reduced risk of falls.
- Lower blood pressure.