Tai Chi, also called (Tai Chi Chuan) is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise.Tai Chi is a mind-body practice that involves a series of slow, flowing exercises that combine movement, meditation, and rhythmic breathing. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion. Many practitioners of Tai Chi use this technique to enhance physical and mental health, as well as to improve posture, balance, flexibility, and strength. In addition, Tai Chi is said to boost mood, alleviate pain, strengthen the immune system, and improve heart health.
Tai Chi is different from yoga, another type of meditative movement. Yoga includes various physical postures and breathing techniques, along with meditation. Tai Chi is very similar but less physical.
In recent years, studies have shown that taking up Tai Chi may be beneficial to people with certain health conditions such as:
Benefits from Tai Chi: