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Ai Chi

Through flowing warm water experiences: Pleasure replaces pain. Trust replaces fear. Awareness, pleasure and movement heal.


Watsu® and Ai Chi: The Heart of Working in Warm WaterWatsu® and Ai Chi: The Heart of Working in Warm Water       
The Heart of Working in Warm Water by Ann Cole, Kathryn Knowles and Harriette Bashi

Water is a place where one can surrender and be supported. We are 10% of our weight when immersed to neck level, a virtually gravity free experience. With gravity decreased, the spine and joints are decompressed. In space, astronauts' suits allow for three inches of lengthening in the spine. Then add warmth.



Mental and Physical Health: Ai Chiís Essential RoleMental and Physical Health: Ai Chiís Essential Role       
Mental and Physical Health: Ai Chiís Essential Role
By Patricia Henry-Schneider, MS, LPC
Reprinted with Permission from the Aquatic Exercise Association, www.aeawave.com