Tai Chi - Transition

Group Leader       Joanne Mullen

Instructor Jeanine Harkin

Location               Newton Wallacetown Church Hall

Day & Time Thursday 10.45 am


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  • Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese health exercise where the mind, the breath and the body work in unison.  This leads to a state of relaxation.  It is particularly suitable for older people as the movements are soft and slow.

  • Its health benefits are varied - reduction of stress, blood pressure and heart rate, increased flexibility and mobility in the joints, and improved balance, concentration, coordination and strength in the legs.

  • Slow, deep, abdominal breathing is encouraged, and the breath is coordinated with the movements of the exercise.

  • Each class consists of a short warm-up routine, followed by a demonstration and tuition of the Form (a sequence of 37 postures) and exercises, concluding with a cool down routine, leaving you in a state of physical and mental well-being.

  • Comfortable loose clothing should be worn, and flat shoes or trainers are recommended.


Views from our latest Tai Chi and Tea session, when all three groups meet together

                    

And the next minute people are going in all directions!
And the next minute people are going in all directions!
And the next minute people are going in all directions!
And the next minute people are going in all directions!







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