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I Want to Learn Tai Chi

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    Mighty Oaks From Little Acorns Grow!

    I had my first Tai Chi lesson today! It's deceptively strenuous-seemed easy then,but a few hours later I'm aching in places I didn't know I had. The ambience is somewhere between a yoga or Pilates class and a typical martial arts class,but with fewer bruises. Lots of analysis of...
    Rob22make3 Rob22make3 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Water Tai Chi

    I've been doing Tai Chi for a few months now, but at my local aquatics center.  The instructor once said to everyone not to focus on her, the water or on the surroundings. I didn't realize it until that point, I totally zone out while in that class. I guess that's the point...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    Moving Meditation

    Straight meditation is difficult for me.  Try as I  might, I simply cannot sit...it's probably the ADD.  Tai Chi works though.  The relaxed, deliberate movements help me to relax like nothing else can do.   Adding my brainwave music to that...
    gdgtgrl gdgtgrl 41-45, F Oct 15, 2008

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    For a Couple Years

     I did Tai Chi for about 3-4 years while I was in school. It was amazing and each time I would go through the movements...a feeling of peace and serenity would wash over me and I never felt so amazing as when I was doing it...I wish I could go back to doing it. I miss it so...
    raevynvelcros raevynvelcros 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    The Controlled Movements Appeal to Me.

    From what little I know the movements are like karate or kungfu but without the use of energy or force.  I love the fluid movements and try to imitate them sometimes.  It keeps my wife laughing, waiting for me to fall over or kick a hole in something by mistake. ...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 8 Responses Apr 27, 2008

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    2 Weeks and Loving It

    I've been meditating for around a year but wanted to exercise as well. I joined a Tai Chi class and so far (2 weeks in) we've been doing Qi Gong really, but I already feel much more energised.
    Fenrisulf Fenrisulf 51-55 Feb 9, 2009

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