Moves with Tai Chi Improves your Mood

Moving is the secret to improving your mood.  As autumn and the nights start slowly begin to draw in, we start to spend more time indoors.  This could be a big mistake.  As well as exposing yourself to some sunlight, the act of moving when you walk, creates ‘movement not only causes increased positive affect…

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How Tai Chi Can Sharpen Up Your Brain

Training your brain, brain training, how do you do it and, does it work and help to slow down and prevent mental deterioration as we age?   Do Brain Training Games Really Work?   Many games manufacturers would have us believe that their products do help with focus, concentration and even, improving your IQ.  MindCraft…

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If Music be the food of love . . . Tai Chi on!

Lots of interesting articles about music for you this week.   Tai Chi is brilliant for stress negative emotions and so much more, worldwide research tells us.  One question I have been asked so many times before is why don’t we use music we people are learning Tai Chi? Music and Tai Chi   We…

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Lose Weight with Tai Chi and a cup of Coffee.

New research from China shows that coffee could be the answer to helping us get more out of our exercises, move more and lose weight.  This is because coffee affects both our appetite and metabolism.  Ironically exercise cuts our appetite for high fat foods.     That’s great.  A way to achieve better results, faster…

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Friends as Benefits – Exercise Better If Done with Friends

Tai chi is, generally, considered to be a solo activity.  You practise daily, on your own, to allow you to fully concentrate and relax without distraction.  But, what if you are missing out?   I’ve done some digging this week into how good group exercise is for us.  We teach our tai chi in weekly…

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