Stress, Tai Chi, & Qigong

A brief ‘whinge’.

The ‘Quiet Place’. When doing Tai Chi or Qigong, I can return to myself; it’s like finding the quiet place, where the outside world ceases its demands, and the focus turns inward.

Your own solar system.

Cut down on your cortisol. Both Tai Chi and Qigong help the lymphatic system function more efficiently; they quite literally ‘pump’ it. The lymphatic tissue both transports nutrients through the body, and helps to wash the rubbish out; in the same way that the veins and arteries move the blood around the body, the lymphatic system moves the body’s water around. When we are stressed, the balancing game between the

Initially, Qigong might be easier. Of course, the ability to de-stress using Tai Chi assumes, at least initially, that you’re not trying to remember the next move, which is where Qigong steps in.


James Drewe teaches Taijiquan and Qigong in both London and in Kent. Details of weekly classes can be found on the website, and there are classes for 2-person Tai Chi on one Saturday a month.

CONTACTS: Email: Phone: 07836-710281 or 020-8883 3308


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