Tai Chi for better health

Tai Chi for better health

There are many health benefits that come with regular Tai Chi practice.  The online health resource “InteliHealth” has listed health problems that have scientifically been assessed when practicing Tai Chi.  The problems mentioned where the students found benefit were:

  • “Falls in the elderly, postural stability
  • Balance and strength
  • Depression, anger, fatigue, anxiety
  • Breathing, fitness, physical functioning and well-being in the elderly
  • Chickenpox, shingles (varicella-zoster)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Body fat composition
  • Breast cancer
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Chronic pain
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • High blood pressure
  • Immune response
  • Lung function
  • Mood
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Tension headaches

Read instructor Nicola’s collection of articles and resources on the health benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong.

Whatever your own health problems, Tai Chi can help relax the mind and body, giving some much needed ‘you’ time to unwind in the week. As much as strengthen the body and improve all body systems in the process.  Try a Tai Chi or Qigong course to see for yourself the benefits of regular Tai Chi practice.

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