Integrating Tai Chi Chuan into your life
Mind, body and spirit working in harmony
 

Tai Chi Chuan is ultimately an art that involves changes. Far from being just a series of isolated exercises, he overcomes barriers in our lives to influence all aspects. The examples in this section highlight three main areas in which Tai Chi Chuan can affect us. But art is a simply infinite diversity. It can influence you physically, emotionally, cognitively and spiritually. If you practice Tai Chi Chuan correctly you will see the changes in your daily brew. 

 

However, do not stop with what I say. There are millions of people who practice Tai Chi Chuan for its multitude of benefits and effects. Many of my own students have seen the positive impact that art can bring. I leave this matter over to one of my students Sara: "My thoughts about Tai Chi in my life" 

 

Tai Chi has had many and varied effects in my daily life. Some of these effects were obvious and immediate, as does feel happier, sleep better, be less stressed, health front, I am no longer asthmatic, nor do I suffer from the range of respiratory problems that I have suffered from periodically in my life. Emotionally, I am much 

happier - in my experience daily practice of Tai Chi eradicates depression, restores energy and helps one to see everything in a positive light. It has enabled me to establish healthy boundaries in all areas of my life and brought me greatly enhanced and loving relationships. In my experience, Tai Chi brings with it a gentle energy which comforts, sustains and informs our life experience.
 
I have used the principles of Tai Chi at work on many occasions to resolve conflict situations. I've found that by not meeting force with force, it is impossible for people to fight with you.  Staying centred and grounded prevents one becoming angry or upset by another person and enables one to view problems from many different perspectives. When the energy is sunk or grounded it is impossible to feel anxious about anything. Many people experience stress, anxiety and other negative emotions because their energy is being carried in the chest area or all their energy is in their head, which is cut off from the rest of the body in the person's bodymind. This is why Tai Chi is so good as a reliever of stress. It brings the person's energy back into their body and to their centre. I have experimented with many students looking at 
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