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Tai chi, which originated in China as a martial art, is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Tai chi is sometimes referred to as "moving meditation"—practitioners move their bodies slowly, gently, and with awareness, while breathing deeply.
Exercise for improving balance in older people

Exercise for improving balance in older people

Mind-body therapies may help elderly chronic pain sufferers

Mind-body therapies may help elderly chronic pain sufferers

No compelling evidence that meditation has therapeutic value

No compelling evidence that meditation has therapeutic value

Therapeutic value of meditation unproven

Therapeutic value of meditation unproven

Tai Chi may help alleviate tension headaches

Tai Chi may help alleviate tension headaches

Tai chi helps seniors avoid shingles

Tai chi helps seniors avoid shingles

Tai chi tackles peripheral neuropathy

Tai chi tackles peripheral neuropathy

Forget about being fat and just get fit!

Forget about being fat and just get fit!

Study looks at the cellular basis for immune activation in fatigued breast cancer survivors

Study looks at the cellular basis for immune activation in fatigued breast cancer survivors

On balance, seniors benefit from group exercise class

On balance, seniors benefit from group exercise class

Tai Chi can reduce falls in the elderly

Tai Chi can reduce falls in the elderly

Study shows that low-intensity exercise such as Tai Chi has great potential for health promotion in older people

Study shows that low-intensity exercise such as Tai Chi has great potential for health promotion in older people

T’ai Chi has many benefits for frail older adults

T’ai Chi has many benefits for frail older adults

$3 million to research whether stress-management techniques can improve immune system responses in women with breast cancer

$3 million to research whether stress-management techniques can improve immune system responses in women with breast cancer

Tai Chi helps keep arthritis sufferers on their feet

Tai Chi helps keep arthritis sufferers on their feet

Just six months of yoga significantly reduces fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Just six months of yoga significantly reduces fatigue in people with multiple sclerosis

Exercise provides therapeutic benefits, such as easing fatigue during radiation treatments

Exercise provides therapeutic benefits, such as easing fatigue during radiation treatments