Never has there been a time when we should be keeping ourselves fit and healthy, but alas, the opposite is happening. The pandemic is leaving us paralysed, stressed and anxious, struggling to get motivated to do any form exercise. We are putting on weight, getting sluggish and our immune systems ater being left comprimised.
So what is the real struggle? is it the idea that conventional exercise is just too painful? Is it all too much effort?
Well it doesn’t have to be…
Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that is easy to do and works on your deep mucles, breathing and internal system leaving you with a feeling of being positively relaxed. You don’t need much space to practise Tai Chi and you can wear what you want providing it is comfortable.
Tai Chi has a myriad of scientifically proven health benefits and has survived the test of time for hundreds of years. Overall it can improve strength, conditioning, co-ordination and flexibility. It reduces stress and can enhance the immune system. Many people claim that they have an improved sense of calmness and wellbeing through the practise of Tai Chi.
Frank Murphy is now offering Tai Chi classes online via zoom. If you are interested please contact via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile: 087 2704478 for more information.
At first glance it looks just like a dance, where people stand upright and wave their hands about to gentle background music. However first impressions can be deceptive, Read more ›
A big thanks you to all of the 22 people who attended the taster workshop in Fermoy last Saturday and made it a resounding success. Read more ›
Having just finished a series of classes for Apple Computers here in Cork, I thought sharing some of the experience may be helpful for any companies out there who are looking to recruit the best of today’s talent. Read more ›
We know that doing any form of daily exercise is simply one of the best habits we can have, because it’s great for our health.
Tai Chi is one of the most convenient exercises that you can do every day, even Read more ›
“Even if your head is in the “Clouds” sometimes!”
The foundation of Tai Chi is to relax, because if you are unable to relax, no energy can be cultivated and deployed. So how do you relax while at the same time, learn a form that requires some element of co-ordination? Read more ›
Well the kids are off now for two weeks of Easter Holidays. The front door bell will be tested as will my nerves and demands on our time and energy are sure to hit some stress points. During a quick trip into Tesco’s for groceries I become aware of noisy kids everywhere, and as I wait in line at the checkout, beautiful people with skin and Read more ›
If you’re someone who could do with an energy boost at the start of the week then Tai Chi may be for you. Read more ›
The recent harsh weather gave us all a chance to reflect on our lives without the usual distractions of the TV or the Internet. Lighting candles and cooking on an old camping gas stove meant a mini adventure for the kids, but it all made us realise how much we take things for granted. Now as this is supposed to be a Tai Chi blog the one thing that Tai Chi does not take for granted is breathing, so here is my take on the wonderful health benefits of simple breathing… Read more ›