Randomized, controlled studies show China's slow exercise routines of Tai Chi and Qigong benefit the entire body.
Brain Function - It improves cognitive function in older adults
Overall Well-Being - The integration of mind and body improves the flow of Qi, the energy force coursing through the body, improving the life markers in healthy and chronically ill people
Muscle Strength - The slow continuous movements improve overall body muscle strength
Enhances Immune - It improves immune function, reduces inflammation and boosts the lymphatic system, which may increase protection against colds, flu or autoimmune diseases
Stronger Bones - It increases bone density which may help prevent fractures in elderly adults
Improves Balance - Regular practice will improve balance and help prevent falls in elderly adults
Lessen Joint Pain - The slow, graceful exercises offer joint and arthritis relief
Cardiovascular - These low-impact, relaxing exercises are beneficial for heart health. They significantly lower blood pressure as well as reducing the resting heart rate
Flexibility - Boost upper and lower body flexibility and strength while improving balance and coordination with a heightened sense of proprioception
Mood - Combat stress and anxiety by replacing anxiety -inducing thoughts with focus attention and introspection. Stress is known to cause sleep problems. Through the practice of Tai Chi and Qigong you will reduce stress which will improve sleep. Better quality sleep is known to improve mood.
Today, many people are practicing Tai Chi and Qigong. It is the number one recommendation from doctors and chiropractors as one of the better ways to improve your energy, balance, muscle tone and health in general. Start feeling better through controlled breathing and movements that promote a tranquil mental state.
Now is the time to start living better through the practice of Tai Chi and Qigong. It's important to keep moving mentally, physically, and intellectually.