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What is Tibetan Tai-Chi

Developed over six centuries ago, Tibetan Tai-Chi is a scientific method of physical and mental conditioning, consisting of a unique series of fluid and synchronized movements performed in slow motion in conjunction with a system of deep breathing. Breath is the basis of Tibetan Tai-Chi, as it is of life. Because this technique involves no straining or jerking, but a slow progressive increase in effort, it is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their health and athletic performance, while increasing their resistance to injury. Only patience and consistency are important. Your level of fitness is not.

Done properly and on a regular basis, Tibetan Tai-Chi increases energy and flexibility, normalizes the metabolism, improves muscle tone, and is an effective technique of stress management.

Tibetan Tai-Chi consists of four phases and requires time to become proficient in all of the movements. Since each error diminishes the effectiveness of Tai-Chi, the emphasis is on the correctness of each movement. In other words, it is more beneficial to learn a single move correctly than to learn a dozen movements superficially. Garuda's classes are small enough to allow each student to progress at their own rate.