What is T’ai Chi?

T’ai Chi is a martial art characterized by slow, flowing movements of the upper body and arms, coordinated with weight shifts and steps.

T’ai Chi is a gentle yet powerful way to relax, and is a form of meditation in motion. It can improve balance and muscle tone as well as reduce stress.

Watch the Cheng-Ming T’ai Chi form

What Are the Benefits? (Why Would Anyone Want To Move So Slowly?)

Head instructor Master Hiromi likes to say that T’ai Chi is: Medicinal, Meditative and Martial…

T'ai Chi Health Benefits
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Medicinal
(T’ai Chi’s health benefits are numerous and varied…)

T'ai Chi Meditative Aspects
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Meditative
(T’ai Chi is sometimes called ‘meditation in motion’…)

Martial Aspects of T'ai Chi
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Martial
(T’ai Chi’s self defense aspects are both subtle and powerful…)