Tai Chi Chuan
the slow moving and graceful exercise practiced for over 1000 years in China.
This twenty minute routine performed twice daily provides many benefits including: increased strength and stamina, improved cardiovascular and immune system function, a tonic for all organ and glandular systems greatly improved balance and coordination. Recent medical studies reported by the National Institute on the Aged concluded that seniors who practice Tai Chi were able to prevent serious injury due to falls by 50%.
On a personal note, Lead Teacher Noel Pittman contracted polio at the age of 2. Through out his life his doctors always cautioned that by the time he turned 38 he would be confined to wheelchair due to post polio syndrome and arthritis. That milestone has come and gone with out incident over 12 years ago.
Tai Chi is an aggressive non violent tool for overcoming all forms of adversity.