New Partner!!

  Remember those words from class? We were either sparring, grappling, or training self-defenses with a classmate and your Sensei says: “YAME!!” ” COURTESY AND RESPECT.. THANK YOUR PARTNER.”  ” FIND A NEW PARTNER AND INTRODUCE YOURSELF IF NEED BE” “HAJIME!” And, every time we started with a new partner our strategy would need to…

Musculoskeletal Health – Health Benefits of Tai Chi

As a form of physical exercise performed regularly, Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness: muscle strength, flexibility and balance by engaging every major muscle and joint group in the body. Even bone strength can be improved. Good posture is essential in the practice of Tai Chi not only for the sequence of movements…

Cardiovascular Health – Health Benefits of Tai Chi

To the onlooker, Tai Chi may present as simplistic, like a slow-moving dance with little challenge and stereotypically associated with an older population. In reality, Tai Chi is complex, targets many aspects of human health and is beneficial to both young and old. One primary benefit is Cardiovascular health. In Tai Chi practice, breathing is…