Tai Chi was originally developed in China for self-defense, but has evolved into a low impact form of exercise. This graceful form of exercise provides numerous health benefits, including stress reduction. A 2005 study by the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association found Tai Chi
to be one of the fastest growing forms of exercise among Americans.
Tai Chi moves create a rhythmic pattern of movement that is coordinated with breathing to help you achieve a sense of inner calm. Each move flows into the next to provide you with a gentle and continuous motion workout. Click on the NIH logo below to read what the National Institutes of Health says about the benefits of Tai Chi.