t'ai

t’ai

Chinese tower structure, rectangular in plan with several receding stories. Watchtower in the Han period; earlier, a hunting or pleasure tower.
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Forget tread mills, T'ai chi, exercise bikes, early morning hikes in the rain, cycling up Ben Nevis or fell running over scree in the Dales.
Exercises such as T'ai Chi were recommended for people over the age of 50 who couldn't manage other more challenging forms of exercise.
Most research has focused on aerobic activity, but additional studies have looked at the benefits of resistance exercise and balance training, such as T'ai Chi, and found increased cognitive function, attention improvements, and increases in memory.
Je t'ai enlace, tu m'as etouffe Je t'ai embrasse, tu m'as repousse Je t'ai tendu la main, tu l'as mordue Je t'ai appris a marcher Tu m'as fait des croche-pieds Je t'ai appris a lire et a ecrire Tu t'en es servi pour me maudire Je t'ai appris a creer et a produire Tu t'en es servi pour m'aneantir
Often shortened to t'ai chi, taiji or tai chi in English usage, T'ai chi ch'uan or taijiquan is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits.
com)-- Author's "The Complete Idiot's Guide to T'ai Chi & Qigong"'s newly released 4th edition, is cited in a new PBS affiliate KCPT feature titled, "Using T'ai Chi to help with chronic health issues," in which patients explain how T'ai Chi can cut millions in health costs, and his book explains how this program is a model for the world.
Ask at your local senior center or YMCA about t'ai chi classes and exercise programs.
In public squares and open lots, urban Chinese residents practice the graceful, interpretive dance-like postures of t'ai chi.
Q During a recent t'ai chi class, the instructor told mel was"reverse breathing," and that I should try to avoid it.
and we look forward to seeing people across south Leamington enjoy all sorts of non-traditional sports - whether it's dance, T'ai Chi or orienteering, there'll be something for everyone.
According to The Daily Star, the Gyrotonic system, developed in the US, combines exercise principles from ballet, yoga, gymnastics and t'ai chi.
STUDENTS have been relieving the pressure of their studies with the Chinese martial art T'ai Chi.