|Using Chinese Health Balls with Tai Chi and Qi Gong|
If you ever travel to China, you will see people practicing Tai Chi and Qi Gong in public. This art has been a tradition of the chinese people for thousands of years and continues to be an exercise tradition for good health. |
The word Tai Chi means "great origin". Tai Chi exercises are focused on the body, mind, and spirit. The exercise movements are slow flowing actions. It takes considerable practice and patience to master the exercise but will result in good health and a long life. Doing these exercises work to help prevent diseases and illnesses by improving the body as well as the mind. Physically, your circulation will improve along with your posture, energy, strength, and agility. Mentally, the exercises will reduce your tensions and stress allowing you to relax and calm your spirit.
Tai Chi movements are slow because it makes you use your mind during the session to control the graceful movements. It aims to sharpen your concentration and improve self control over your movements and emotions. Practicing tai chi should be performed in 10 to 60 minute sessions to maximize the benefits.
Qi Gong is related to Tai Chi because it also aims to improve a persons concentration and health. The difference is that Qi Gong focuses on your spiritual concentration and breathing exercises.
As you can conclude, the use of chinese health balls and Tai Chi and Qi Gong exercises are related. Using health balls in combination with these exercises can increase the effectiveness of the therapy and maximize the flow and strength of your internal energy. In China, you can see Tai Chi practitioners using the health balls in your hands rotating slowly in synchronization to their body movements. Many martial art teachers that teach the exercise will recommend using the balls.