What is Traditional Tai Chi Chuan?

Tai Chi Chuan is a Traditional Chinese martial art that focuses on the harmonization of ones mind, body, and spirit. Hence promoting both mental and physical health.

Traditional Tai Chi is well known as a highly beneficial health and mindfulness practice. But what many people do not know is that it is also a form of self-defense which allows anyone of any size a chance to realistically defend themselves. Sharing similar principals to the Japanese art of Aiki-Jujutsu, Traditional Tai Chi Chuan develops techniques that redirect the energy of an attacker like light reflecting off a mirror.

With regular practice, the benefits of Tai Chi Chuan training may include:

  • Better balance and coordination
  • Improved concentration and increased awareness
  • Increased strength and flexibility
  • Strengthened muscles and reduced muscular stiffness
  • Oxygenation of every cell and muscle in your body
  • Self massage of the internal organs
  • Regulation of the immune systems
  • Better relaxation and calm
  • Relief of back pain
  • Improved posture both when still and moving
  • Assists digestive system and abdominal organs
  • Improved circulation
  • Reduced high blood pressure, and improvements in arthritis, asthma, headache, diabetes and heart disease


The Kitsilano Dojo is located at 2668 W Broadway

Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm 

Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm 

First week of training is always FREE!

Beginners are always welcome

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For a deeper explanation of what Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan is read the Blog article titled "Tai Chi and the Way Of Fist" here.