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Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Health and Well-Being (Video)

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.

Review Date: November 26, 2014

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - NCCAM

Tai Chi: An Introduction

Tai chi, which originated in China as a martial art, is a mind-body practice. Tai chi is sometimes referred to as "moving meditation"—practitioners move their bodies slowly, gently, and with awareness, while breathing deeply. Many people practice tai chi to improve their health and well-being.

Review Date: March 11, 2013

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine - NCCAM

Tai Chi: Discover the Many Possible Health Benefits

If you're looking for another way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-chee). Tai chi is sometimes described as "meditation in motion" because it promotes serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body.

Review Date: November 13, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

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