Musculoskeletal Health – Health Benefits of Tai Chi

As a form of physical exercise performed regularly, Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness: muscle strength, flexibility and balance by engaging every major muscle and joint group in the body. Even bone strength can be improved. Good posture is essential in the practice of Tai Chi not only for the sequence of movements…

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Cardiovascular Health – Health Benefits of Tai Chi

To the onlooker, Tai Chi may present as simplistic, like a slow-moving dance with little challenge and stereotypically associated with an older population. In reality, Tai Chi is complex, targets many aspects of human health and is beneficial to both young and old. One primary benefit is Cardiovascular health. In Tai Chi practice, breathing is…

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Health Benefits of Tai Chi – Intro

This is the beginning of several articles written by one of our family members, Mara Ouimette. —————- What form of exercise can benefit the mind, body and spirit, can be practiced by anyone regardless of age or physical ability, indoors or outdoors and requires no specialized equipment? The answer is simple: Tai Chi. The ancient…

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