Sunday, September 29, 2013

Gentle Martial Art That Brings Awesome Benefits!

Is there any martial art that is not too aggressive but rather gentle and relaxing for people of any age can learn to improve their health condition? 

There are many martial arts that people practice to train themselves such as Karate, Taekwondo, Jujitsu and so on. While these martial art styles are great tools to train to strengthen their bodies, some folks are worried that they might get injured while training or not be able to learn due to the vigorous and combative nature and some extreme movement. Especially, it is hard for older people and those who have not been exercising for a long time to practice these types of martial arts. 

There is good news for them. There is a martial art that is low-impact and gentle for anyone can practice yet brings powerful health benefits. This martial art is focused on improvement of physical and mental health rather than making one who practices a martial artist or MMA fighter! This style of martial art has been practiced for thousands of years in China and now becoming very popular in the West for its health benefits. It is Tai Chi. It consists of various movements and forms that are not aggressive and often use deep breathing. They were designed to re-align the spine, shoulders and pelvis to allow internal organs to balance themselves and improve the energy circulation in the body. This activates the natural healing power and strengthens the immune system. Consequently, this brings significant improvement on physical and mental health. The benefits of Tai Chi that have been reported from those who practice it include reduced muscles stiffness, joint pain, sleep disorders and other health issued occurred due to misalignment in the body and improved strength, energy and flexibility of the body. Not only does this bring physical health benefits, but it also helps have better control over the emotion. This promotes great awareness and calmness. This is really great for those who want to learn a martial art with the purpose to enhance their health condition. Again, this is gentle exercise for anyone of any age can do but has great health benefits. 

If you are interested, click HERE to learn more about Tai Chi program that CGI offers! Thanks! 

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