Taiji & Health Qi Gong
By Osdunia García
Taiji (Tai Chi) is a powerful and effective internal chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. Understanding of chinese philosophy the perfect harmony between the Yin and Yang energies of the body. The flow and continuous movement of this technique to enhance physical and mental health, as well as to improve posture, balance, flexibility and strength. Regularly practicingTaiji can result in weight loss, also is said that to boost mood, alleviate pain, strengthen the immune system and improve heart Health.
A better translation that more readily captures the essence of Qi Gong (Chi Kung) is “energy cultivation”. Ancient practices and methods to enhance vitality and strength. Learn to create balance and to harmonize: The unity of body and mind. Qigong exercises cultivate a strong energy system. The objective of all these exercises is to enhance the movement of Qi through the meridians and collaterals of the body so as to achieve maximal physical stamina and flexibility, and a clear and calm state of mind. Qigong is thus the traditional physical and psychological antidote to the difficulties of daily life.
The body has a neuro-hormonal self-adjustment system, this system maintains the balance and stabilization of the internal environment within the body in an almost perfect way. By regulating movements, Qigong for Health activates the complex reaction actions of central and peripheral receptors, so that each part of the body is in the most optimal physiological state. Through the adjustment of breathing, the Autonomous Nervous System under the function of adjusting the mind, increases brain wave energy from: A- band of the anterior cerebral frontal lobe, and drives the secretion, B- endorphin stimulating the pituitary gland, thus improving the body’s auto-adjustment function and strengthening internal energy.
Both the practice of Taiji and Qigong for health are techniques that bring attention to oneself in the present moment, so they are told meditation in motion. The two share a common philosophical background, and both can contribute to the development and maintenance of health, well being and a way of regulating the system and preventing disease.
Hello. My name is Osdunia García. My passion from a very young age for the practice of Taiji and Health Qigong led me to work with seniors and decide to study traditional Chinese medicine.
Working in the field of health and recreation as an instructor of this for more than four years has been an amazing experience where I feel like I can help and serve people to improve their quality of life.
I am happy to have discovered the practice of Taiji and Qigong at a very young age, as these have been an incredible addiction in my life, for physical and mental well-being.