Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art. The Tai Chi training forms are low-impact aerobics taught for their many health benefits.

Concentrating on correct posture and breathing control, Tai Chi's movements are fluid, graceful and well balanced, promoting the complete harmony of body and mind, Tai Chi provides the mental relaxation and physical fitness so essential in our modern stress-filled lives.

Tai Chi builds balance, agility and strength, mental and physical, from within. Softness is stronger than hardness, moving in a curve is better than a straight line, yielding is more efficient than confrontation.

Articles on the health benefits of Tai Chi:

Mayo Clinic - Stress Reduction with Tai Chi

Science Daily - Tai Chi Benefits For Arthritis Shown (2009-06)

WebMD - Tai Chi for Arthritis Relief

WebMD - Tai Chi May Ease Arthritis Pain (2009-06)

WebMD - Tai Chi May Help Control Asthma (2008-10)

WebMD - Tai Chi May Ease Knee Pain (2008-10)

Science Daily - Tai Chi Program Helps Prevent Falls Among Older Adults (2008-08)