History of Tai Chi

Introduction Tai Chi, also known as Shadow Boxing, is one of the major branches of the traditional Chinese martial arts. Its name is derived from the philosophical term, “Tai Chi,” the first known written reference of which appeared in the Book of Changes over 3000 years ago during the Zhou Dynasty (1100-1221 BC). In this […]

Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance, well-being

  Study: Tai Chi relieves arthritis pain, improves reach, balance, well-being Sunday, November 7, 2010 — The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author. CHAPEL HILL, NC — In the largest study to […]