Learn Tai Chi in Cork
Frank Murphy, is a charismatic martial arts instructor based in Cork, who offers Tai Chi style classes mainly aimed at elderly Community Groups where the emphasis is on health, longevity and well-being.
Frank, who is approaching age 65, with over 46 years of martial arts training and instruction (originally in Taekwondo and boxing), over the years also studied Tai Chi and eventually qualified under the Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi Institute for Health.
Frank Murphy now offers his brand of health and fitness exercise classes which includes Tai Chi style exercises particularly aimed at over 50′s and more senior members of our community. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, he is currently unable to provide classes but offers guidance through his facebook page and YouTube channel.
‘…We both attended Frank’s introductory course in Kilbehenny and weren’t disappointed. Frank is a fantastic teacher and he puts everybody at ease regardless of their age and ability. As keen walkers ourselves, we found his course very helpful and beneficial to our overall health and posture. His teaching style is motivating and entertaining and we would definitely recommend his classes…’
Brid Brophy & Deirdre Deaveraux, Kilbehenny
Benefits of Tai Chi:
Tai Chi is a slow moving exercise that can benefit mind and body in a number of ways:
- Improves joint mobility.
- Strengthens the immune system.
- Scientifically proven to have a calming effect on the mind and body, making it one of the best activities to reduce stress.
- It is a very convenient form of exercise and no equipment is required.
- It’s easy to learn.
- It’s non competitive and you can work at your own pace.
Tai Chi can be Practiced anywhere:
Frank Murphy can be contacted on 087 2704478 or 022 40884, alternatively, you can complete the contact form.