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

Tai Chi Chuan Observations

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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Tai Chi Chuan hands

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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