Tai Chi Classes


Mondays 6pm – 7pm

Whitianga Town hall.

Gold coin donation

Tony Wilson

027 3335146




Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese martial art that has evolved into a popular form of exercise and mind-body practice. It involves a series of slow, flowing movements and deep breathing. Here are some of its health benefits.

Improved Balance:
Tai Chi helps enhance balance and coordination, making it particularly beneficial for older adults in preventing falls.
Stress Reduction: The mindful movements and deep breathing in Tai Chi can reduce stress and promote relaxation.

Flexibility and Range of Motion:
Regular practice can improve flexibility and joint mobility.

Muscle Strength:
While it may not build muscle like weightlifting, Tai Chi does engage various muscle groups, leading to improved strength.
Cardiovascular Health: It can have a positive impact on heart health by lowering blood pressure and improving circulation.
Pain Management: Tai Chi is often used to manage chronic pain conditions, such as arthritis and back pain.

Mental Well-being:
It promotes mental clarity, focus, and can help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Posture and Body Awareness:
Tai Chi encourages better posture and a heightened sense of body awareness.

Immune System Support:
Some studies suggest that regular practice may enhance the immune system's function.

Social Interaction:
Practicing in a group setting can foster a sense of community and social connection.