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Movement is essential for our health. Many of our bodily systems rely upon movement for their proper functioning. The Chinese have developed specialised exercises to maintain the body.
Provision of Tai Chi, Chi Kung coaching (public classes and private lessons).
There is a cost to attend - however, there are some free resources.
This is good for wellbeing because
- The practices benefit physical, mental and emotional wellbeing and health. They address the body-mind holistically and wrap around the individual, rather than providing the same templated approach to everyone.
- The practices are suitable for young and old, physically well and also those with health challenges.
Overall, these activities have helped my back and improved my posture. I have also noticed that I feel the cold less and, most importantly for me, am more mentally relaxed and in control. I can take an objective look at my emotional and physical states and often in so doing correct anything that is out of balance. I can feel Qi flow and am beginning to understand how it can be directed.