Tai Chi Chuan classes and experiences for New York, Long Island, and beyond.

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Tai Chi Chuan practice among trees and plants, solo

Why Tai Chi Chuan is a Great Martial Art Practice

Many people come to practice Tai Chi Chuan for good reasons: the most common reasons are better balance, “relaxation”, and maintaining or improving health.

However, there can be a tendency to forget that Tai Chi Chuan is a martial art.

In this article I share WHY it is important to remember that Tai Chi Chuan is a martial art, even if you never intend to use it for that purpose.

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The Real Meaning of Relaxation for Health, Well-Being, and Martial Arts

People pursue Tai Chi Chuan practice for a variety of reasons: health, fall prevention / balance, well-being, improvement in martial arts and other sports, and for relaxation / de-stressing.

I can make the case that to deeply relax and de-stress is the most central experience in Tai Chi Chuan practice that explains all the other benefits.

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