Tai Chi for Health

Tai chi originated in China over 2000 years ago and today over 300 million 
people practice it primarily for its health benefits. 
 
Tai chi originated in China over 2000 years ago and today over 300 million 
people practice it primarily for its health benefits. 
 
People are often referred to Tai Chi gentle exercise practice to improve 
health and well-being. While scientific evidence finds Tai Chi to be of great 
benefit in treat arthritis the population at large is still largely 
unacquainted with these healing arts and their ability to relieve pain and 
treat the symptoms of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, 
osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. In addition, Tai Chi and Qigong produce a 
favourable impact on one’s mental and emotional state, bringing vibrancy and a 
positive outlook. 
 
Tai Chi consists of slow, gentle, circular movements and slow, deep breathing 
that aids in concentration and relaxation. It is often thought of as standing 
meditation or swimming out of water; but either way some of the health 
benefits of the ongoing practice of Tai Chi include: increased flexibility improved engergy, lower stress, better balance, 
coordination, and cognitive thinking. 
 This is non impact, very easy on the body making it an exceptional exersize for all age groups especially the older adult.