T'ai Chi at Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan


Sometimes refered to as moving meditation, T'ai Chi combines slow, dance-like movements with controlled breathing to produce a relaxed sense of well-being. T'ai Chi is easily adaptable to anyone regardless of age or level of fitness. Its graceful movements build strength in leg and arm muscles, as well as increases flexibility without jeopardizing joints or old injuries. T'ai Chi is excellent for stress reduction and can be used as an accompaniment ot other martial arts as well. Beginners are welcome and can start at any time.

Yoga at Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan

Yoga is a practice which originated in India. It translates to mean the way of unification. The Hatha Yoga practiced at Roseberry's Sho-Rei-Shobu-Kan Martial Arts Center, involves physical postures and breathing to develop strength and focus. The training is physical and energetic, the goal of which is to bring the body into a perfect state of health so the mind and the spirit have a strong base from which to work. The practice ties well into the sanchin, (body, mind and spirit), practice of Karate, the blending and flow of Aikido, the balance of Judo and the grace and control of T'ai Chi. It has also proven to enhance cardio-vascular endurance and lean muscle mass while increasing stamina and reducing the negative effects of stress.