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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

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