T’ai Chi Express (8 Step T'ai Chi for busy people)
The 8 Step Tai Chi form is a shorter more 'compact' version of the 24 posture Tai Chi chuan form. All the movements will be familiar to those practicing the 24 posture form; however this version requires less time and space, and is ideal for people with busy lives!
Those with limited practice space may find this form useful, especially during the winter when indoor practice is the norm.
As with the 24 form you can expect to improve health, gain a calm stress-free mind and a flexible body. The 8 Step Tai Chi will also gently stimulate the internal organs, exercise the body, calm the nervous system and mobilize the joints. With consistent practice, The 8 Step Tai Chi form can leave you warm, relaxed and gently stimulated. In time, the mind can achieve a stillness and clarity rarely experienced with other forms of exercise.
It helps to develop harmony with the world on a physical, mental, emotional and ultimately, spiritual level. This calmness eventually pervades the whole body, leaving you less stressed and more refreshed at the end of the day.
The gentle movements of this art make it appropriate for participants at any age or fitness level seeking improved well-being, vitality, health, balance and relaxation.