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What is Tai Chi?

Tai chi, also called Tai Chi Chuan (Tai Ji Quan), is a form of exercise that combines deep breathing and relaxation with co-ordinated, flowing movements. its origins can be traced back to 13th-century China where it was practised as a martial art. It continues to be learned as a martial art, but is commonly associated as a health-promoting form of exercise.

How can Tai Chi help me?

Whilst there are many benefits to regular tai chi practice emerging studies have shown that it can help people to reduce stress, improve posture, balance and general mobility, and increase muscle strength in the legs.

How can Tai Chi help my organisation?

The many benefits derived from tai chi practice can also be used to improve the health and productivity of your workforce. These include –

  • Being better able to manage stressful customer situations in a more efficient manner
  • Managing busy work loads better
  • Protecting against feelings of low mood which can lead to sickness and absence
  • Being used as a method for fall prevention

Our members are affiliated with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain and insured through the British Council for Chinese Martial Arts