Become a better version of yourself through internal martial arts
Nurture your talents through internal martial arts to become a better version of yourself. Step away from your mind and into your body to help you transform your:
- Physical fitness
Prevent injuries, strengthen your physical vehicle, gain flexibility, agility and stamina.
- Energy Vibration
Unleash your capacity to discover more creativity, motivation, daily activity and joy in your life.
- Emotional Stability
Enjoy cohesive relationships with joy in trusting life and managing stress with ease.
- Mental Clarity
Increase your ability to deal with tasks and avoid distractions in daily life.
- Psychological Presence
Release old patterns and habits that are not serving you while improving your confidence and integrity to live the life you want.
Tai Chi / Ba Gua / Xing Yi
Qigong / Neigong
The interplay of yin and yang, Tai Chi is the art of overcoming hardness with softness. Learn the path of least resistance that applies to the physical practice through forms and pushing hands. Train the ability to apply the same principles in every day life and discover the true value of Tai Chi.
Exploration of your body connectivity through fluid, spiralling motions. Ba Gua translates as eight trigrams and is based on the ancient system of the i-ching, the art of change. It’s distinctive circlewalking footwork makes it the most cardiovascular of all internal martial arts.
Known as Intention Boxing, this explosive martial art is based on the five elements and ongoing forward motion. Xingyi promotes the rapid development of power while strengthening the mind’s ability to get things done and go through any adversity to achieve a goal.
Qigong practices are ideal for the prevention of diseases and physical degeneration. Literally meaning Energy Cultivation, Qigong develops subtle body mechanics and energy sensitivity that you can use for self-healing or treating others.
The internal cultivation methods used in internal martial arts practices are known as Neigong. Effective for self-healing, they open up and sensitize your body so that you are internally more connected and aware of what is going on inside of you.
Meditation is about reconnecting with your innermost natural self as well as tuning into the polar and elemental forces of nature. Through meditation and breathwork you can achieve a lightness and balance that you can apply in your daily life.
There are five parts to the Tai Chi Forest system of internal martial arts, which are best described using a tree analogy. The practices and their study can be understood by looking at how a tree flows from the roots and up the trunk to the branches, leaves and fruit....
The growing number of studies researching the effects of tai chi and qigong all testify to the health benefits that these arts can offer. From reducing heart conditions and stress levels to performing better on a mental and physical level, tai chi, qigong and all the...
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