Welcome to Tai Chi & Qi Gong Classes at Choe’s HapKiDo!
If you’re looking for an exercise program that is impactful, gentle, graceful, calming, and energizing, our morning Health & Wellness Classes are beneficial for all ages. Enjoy our 1-hour classes that teach Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Yoga, and Meditation.
Regardless of how much we age, the world continues moving fast. And it’s important to learn how to slow down, take deep breaths, relieve stress, restore balance, and nurture our health. The mind and body are powerful. As we journey through becoming older and wiser, practicing Tai Chi & Qi Gong regularly can improve our physical, mental, and spiritual health. When we learn how to activate mindfulness through meditation, movements, and poses, the mind and body work better together and help us improve our Health and Wellness!
What Kind of Exercises Do Health & Wellness Classes Teach?
Slow moving meditation teaches you to control your breathing and build energy with low impact movements. Improve balance, grace and poise.
Ancient technique used to balance organ functions and stimulate natural healing powers.
Zen Yoga Stretching
Improve energy flow along Ki Meridians and focus your mind while increasing circulation.
Learning to calm your mind helps you relax, reduce stress, and become a more compassionate person.
What are the Benefits of Practicing Tai Chi, Qi Gong & Other Disciplines?
Tai Chi & Qi Gong are low-impact exercises, and there are a variety of stretches that can be done standing up, sitting down, and lying down. Overall, practicing these disciplines regularly improve flexibility, balance, and mobility. People who practice these arts regularly have also experienced less stress, better mood, increased energy and stamina, improved quality of sleep, strengthened immune system, decreased blood pressure, improved joint pain, and reduced risk of falling for older adults.
What makes Tai Chi & Qi Gong an energizing and restorative exercise, our Health & Wellness Classes guide us to circulate our energy through deep breaths and serene movements. As we are improving breath control, balance, coordination, and posture, we also improve awareness and mind-body integration. Going through these gentle flowing motions increases our understanding and confidence of how our body parts are supposed to move, and we increase appreciation for our bodies.
Another aspect of Tai Chi & Qi Gong that’s beneficial, class guides us to enter a deep state of relaxation that helps the body to recover. In ways, our Health & Wellness Classes put meditation into motion. Classes from beginning to end are relaxing, and we are super charged with energy by the time we finish!