Cloudywater.com announces the launch of their online course in the secrets of Tai Chi and Qigong. Trainer Al Simon is also offering a free five-day mini course in both disciplines. Both course employ a holistic kinesthetic approach with videos, Tai Chi DVDs, photographs and text and are relevant for beginners and masters alike.
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At every stage of adulthood keeping mentally and physically fit is a challenge. The mind and body require specific training to remain agile and able to cope with myriad demands. Learning Qigong and Tai Chi offers the dual benefit of physical fitness and mental well-being through stress relief and boosting vitality.
Qigong can be literally translated as energy practice. It is an umbrella term that covers health, energy enhancement, fitness and stress relief. This family of interrelated benefits finds expression in various forms. Some of these include Movement Exercises (yoga, Tai Chi or other martial arts), Meditation, Breathing Exercises (chest, abdominal, reverse, skin etc.), Massage, Injection techniques (diets, herbs, tinctures, supplements etc.) and others.
The parts of the course that deal with learning Tai Chi online uses content learned from Chi masters and instructors. Tai Chi is many things rolled into one. Depending on a person's need it can be a fitness regime, a form of martial arts, a hobby or a way of life. Whatever the definition, it does involve physical movement, mental concentration and discipline and some structured breathing.
Tai Chi has numerous health benefits for people of all ages. It can increase stamina, aerobic capacity and core strength. It improves mobility and flexibility of joints and limbs. It lowers blood pressure and stress levels and promotes better sleep and a stronger immune system.
The five day mini course is free and has no strings attached. The main course can be tailored to individual requirements and does not follow a one-size-fits-all approach. Fr more information visit the website at the link given above.