How Yoga and Tai Chi Complement Each Other

Yoga and tai chi have several elements in common, but they also provide distinct benefits. This is how they are alike and different: Alike Both are mind-body arts that work by regulating and integrating body, breath, and mind, and are suitable for people of all ages and physical conditions. Practice is meditative, and benefits include … Continue reading How Yoga and Tai Chi Complement Each Other

Fluidity Versus Flexibility

As distinct from yoga, tai chi is not so much concerned with increasing the range of motion as it is with cultivating freedom of movement within whatever range of motion exists.  This is the difference between fluidity and flexibility. This is just an ordering of priorities, and does not reflect a rigid hierarchy.  In either … Continue reading Fluidity Versus Flexibility