Tai Chi in Brampton

At The Academy of Martial Arts, we practice a system of Tai Chi that promotes range of movement and balance. Focusing on joint flexibility, Tai Chi can reduce the risk of injuries that are most often associated with restricted movement or age. Each class consists of a light warm-up comprised of balance drills, isolated movement…

The Power Of Stillness

This month at the Academy of Martial Arts, our theme is “Mental Strong.” We are promoting mental health awareness and including meditation and stillness in our classes. In celebration of February’s theme, let’s talk about the power of stillness. Ever consider taking a moment to sit still, close your eyes, and give yourself a second…

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The Power of Meditation

You wake up far earlier than you would like to because your mind is constantly running over the endless list of things to do. Your internal alarm clock seems to never shut off and you always have the feeling that you are running behind or forgetting something. Life can be pretty stressful and at times…

Brampton Tai Chi

3 Ways to Improve Work/Life Balance

Striking that healthy balance between work and life has become an increasingly difficult challenge in today’s society. As a result of the demanding pressures of work, family, home and everything in between, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) reported that 58% of Canadians feel overloaded with life. If you feel as though you’re struggling to…

Senior Fitness through Martial Arts

Often, people make the mistake of thinking of martial arts as activities only for the young. While people of all ages can practice and enjoy Karate, Ju Jutsu, and more, Tai Chi is a physical activity that is particularly well-suited to seniors. If you’re wondering how to get in shape, read on: What is Tai…