Benefits of Taichi

The Health Benefits of Taichi


Tai Chi and Qi Gong
Tai chi and qi gong are centuries-old, related mind and body practices. They involve certain postures and gentle movements with mental focus, breathing, and relaxation. In contrast to qi gong, tai chi movements, if practiced quickly, can be a form of combat or self-defense.(View Full Text)

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
modified September 24, 2017


What is the evidence?

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Canadian Family Physician

The Official Journal of The College of Family Physicians of Canada
Published online November 15, 2016.


This gentle form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility, and balance, and could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life.

by Harvard Medical School, Harvard University
Updated: December 4, 2015


Taichi Benefit Research Results