Tai Chi for over 50’s but over 30 year old’s are welcome too

Wednesday, 10th February, 2016 - 12:00pm

Newton Aycliffe Youth and Community Centre

Tai Chi is a form of gentle exercise based on Chinese martial arts that consists of a sequence of dynamic movements that adheres to Chinese Yin Yang philosophy, and combines Qigong breathing and Chinese meditation together.
Contained within its framework are wonderful spiralling, twisting, and unique silk reeling energy movements both soft and hard, slow and fast.

The health benefits of Tai Chi
Improves digestion
Improves circulation
Lowers blood pressure
Lowers cholesterol
Reduces the risk of developing coronary heart disease
Stress reduction due to special relaxation techniques.

All movements are performed in a ‘Yin Yang’ manner and are low impact this means that they can improve the condition of bones, muscles and joints without strain.

The routines encourage energy, balance, focus, flexibility and co-ordination.
Tai Chi is especially good at toning and strengthening the muscles of the thighs, buttocks and calves thus preventing the risk of falls.

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