Chattanooga celebrates International Taiji day
The Chattanooga Taiji Community will be hosting World Taiji Day, “an annual event held the last Saturday of April each year to promote the discipline of Taiji in nearly eighty countries around the world.”
Taiji, an ancient Chinese martial art, is a Mind-Body wellness promotion system. Practiced all over the world, Taiji combines “gentle rhythmic movements, healthy breathing, relaxation and mental focus to reduce stress, build stamina, increase vitality, and enhance the immune system.”
With so many benefits, Taiji sounds like the perfect way to keep your life balanced, centered, and serene. Chattanooga’s celebration of World Taiji Day will be open to the public and begins at 10 a.m. this Saturday at the Tennessee Aquarium Plaza. Demonstrations and various forms of instruction of Taiji will be provided.
Educating curious individuals and newcomers alike on the health aspects of this ancient Chinese art remains the Chattanooga Taiji Community’s main goal, and demonstrating such a beautiful form of meditation will surely entice the crowd to learning more about the art’s benefits. Put on your comfiest meditation outfit and make your way to the World Taiji Celebration this Saturday to breathe in all that Taiji has to offer your mind, body, and spirit.