Feeling good & weight loss with Tai Chi

So, this week we are focusing on weight loss within Tai Chi & Qigong practise.  We have, so far, focused on the mind body connection and improving your mental & emotional wellbeing, but seeing as your mind and body are interconnected, we thought it’s time we address the body.   When your body feels out…

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Mindful Tai Chi & Meditation

Last week we talked about how mindfulness can help with controlling and preventing anger, especially important during exercise! So, this week I wanted to look again a why Mindfulness is so good for you and how we having been teaching it as part of our Tai Chi classes for years. The Huffington Post has a…

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Don’t Exercise When you are Angry; it could give a Heart Attack.

This both an interesting, and shocking, article regarding exercise and the proven existence of the mind – body link http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/exercising-angry-heart-attack-risk-andrew-smyth-a7354906.html   It details how exercising whilst angry can triple your risk of heart attack!   So, two things to touch on here, other ideas to cope with anger and stress and the implications of the…

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Mindfully loosing weight and stress in 2017 with Tai Chi

Quite a few facebook posts this week for you regarding weight loss, giving up alcohol, how stress is making you ill and some lovely, simple ideas on how to change your life without making a big thing out of it all!  The great thing is that Tai Chi can, and does, support you mind and…

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Tai Chi & how to use it to move mindfully into 2017

Tai Chi is often described as moving meditation.  Those of us who practise, I think would agree, that it allows your mind to be free while occupying your body in a relaxing way.  It makes the practitioner mindful of their balance, speed of movement, precision of movement, breathing and level of relaxation at all times…

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