Tai Chi Chuan (also known as Tai Chi and Taiji Chuan) is a martial art comprised of 3 components. These include self healing, martial, & medical aspects. Originally practiced as a healing & fighting art, Tai Chi Chuan dates back to 14th Century China. Today, popularity in Tai Chi Chuan throughout the world promotes the healing benefits of this art that include increased flexibility, strength and endurance. Qigong translates to the practice of energy cultivation, thus Tai Chi Chuan is the ultimate Qigong. Our classes focus on balance, coordination, & timing while emphasizing proper structure & alignment. With over 20 years experience as a Tai Chi Chuan Master, our programs are broken down into accessible & approachable formats that benefit every student regardless of skill level. Master Zayas teaches Tai Chi Chuan as a complete art by incorporating internal & external aspects so that students understand & benefit from every level of their training.
Known as "moving meditation", Tai Chi Chuan integrates mind & body movements for the benefit of health and healing.
Understand the purpose & intent of each form to maximize healing benefits.
Through continued research, Tai Chi Chuan has shown to have many physical health benefits that include increased strength, flexibility, & balance as well as psychological benefits that include reduced anxiety & improved quality of life.