Monthly Archives: January 2011

Welcome!

Thanks for stopping by! What you will find here is a constantly growing resource on the benefits of Tai Chi practice. At first we will be focusing on the benefits reported in medical studies and by experienced Western medical practitioners.  … Continue reading

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Tai Chi for Stress Reduction

Stress is not always a bad thing. When we think about stress, it is useful to separate its beneficial forms, which can be termed eustress, from its detrimental ones, which can be known as distress.

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Tai Chi for Blood Pressure Management

Among the many benefits that have been associated with the practice of Tai Chi, one of the most widely beneficial is the ability of this form of exercise to help lower blood pressure. Many people have a problem with high … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Immune System Improvements

Practitioners of Tai Chi often feel as if they are healthier and less prone to coughs and colds than non-practitioners, but it is difficult to assess this objectively. Skeptics might suggest that it is not that Tai Chi is making … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Balance Improvement

The practice of Tai Chi is all about balance, coordination and breathing, so it is little surprise that this form of exercise has been promoted as a means of improving balance. The claims made about Tai Chi in this respect … Continue reading

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