Tai Chi & Qigong in Nashville
Will Hutchins has practiced Yang and Sun styles of Tai Chi and has trained in Medical Qigong. He has a psychotherapy practice in Nashville, TN and is interested in mindfulness meditation and qigong as treatment modalities for emotional and physical problems. Some of the areas he has worked in include anxiety, depression, addictions, arthritis, and cancer.
Many people find Taiji and Qigong to be helpful for health issues as well as deeply relaxing and a form of spiritual practice to deepen ones sense of connection. Class emphasis will be on the health and exercise benefits of these practices.
Tai Chi and Qigong (Chi Gong) are seperate, but related Chinese arts. While their origins are shrouded in Chinese lore and mystery, the benefits of these exercises have been recognized for centuries.
Both are movement meditations: both emphasize relaxed moving, deep breathing, body alignment, and flow.
Practitioners are encouraged to stand, sit, or move withintheir ranges of comfort. Movements are adaptable so that forms can be done by persons with physical limitations, including wheelchair-bound persons.
On the other hand, athletes and persons without physical limitations find the disciplines relaxing, invigorating, and informative to their athletic practice.