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Tai Chi For Seniors

Tai Chi is a ancient meditative form of exercise and is recognized by its slow captivating movements. Tai Chi  is practiced by millions of people around the world to improve and maintain their health. Tai Chi  helps people of all ages meet the day to day challenges with energy while remaining calm and relaxed.

Stress being one of the biggest causes to health related issues it only makes since to take a look at the many benefits that are directly related to
Tai Chi . The delight of Tai Chi  is that anyone can practice it, any time anywhere and in almost any state of health. There is no age limit.

Here are some of the many reasons and benefits of practicing Tai Chi. * improve health * reduce stress levels * increase your energy * improve heart and lung function * strengthen bones, muscles, and joints * increase flexibility * prevent age related ill health

One of the main benefits to the elderly is that it improves balance and strength, preventing injury from falls. Many seniors begin Tai Chi as their primary focus to help aid in their recovery after an injury or ill health.

I hope this helps you to undertake a safe, health-improving exercise program. These ancient Chinese exercises are fun and low impact and help to alleviate the pains of arthritis, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, and many other "senior" diseases.

Tai Chi for Enlightenment . The form is so magical that almost anyone who does it - including rank beginners here in the West - has profound feelings of deep soul centering and expanded awareness. These can best be described as enlightenment experiences. More incredible, it doesn't go away, but gets better with practice. Repeat practice of the form deepens the blissful sense of peace, the feeling of returning to your true inner self. Seniors are also at a time in their life when they seek completion, and this form helps to achieve a sense of internal completion. . Both the sick and weak as well as healthy and strong benefit from it.

This form is amazingly easy to learn. It is so simple to practice you literally don't even have to think. This "not thinking" state is also one of the pre-requisites to allowing your own Enlightenment process to naturally unfold!

At some point, each of us arrives at the realization that we are ageing. The conventional view of ageing has been that these changes are a downhill slide that includes loss of reproductive functions, a decline in cardiac capacity and a loss of muscle and bone strength. New research however, is challenging every belief that we have held about ageing. Many researchers believe that most of what we attribute to ageing results from disuse or misuse of the body and mind.

3 rules that will help

Never hurry through life. Always keep a quiet heart (Mind) Avoid extreme outbursts of emotions - it drains energy from the body and disrupts the function of our organs Practice daily breathing and exercises (Tai Chi)

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