8708 196th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98053
Tai Chi & Qigong
The ancient answer to the stresses of the modern world.
Traditional Tai Chi, a noncompetitive martial art known both for its defense techniques and its health benefits, is combined with Qigong, a holistic system of coordinating body movement, to create a unique training available only at Aikido Academy. As an exercise, this class combines gentle physical flow and stretching with mindfulness. Replace stress and tension with relaxed awareness by practicing this "Meditation in Motion".
Improves balance and control
Increases fitness and flexibility
Reduces falling risk
Tai Chi and Qigong are considered to be safe for people of all ages as they do not cause excessive stress on muscles and joints.
"37 Yang Short Form"
Demonstrated by originator,
Cheng Man Ching,
Chinese "Master of Five Excellences"