There are many health benefits to Tai Chi. It improves: immune system function, blood pressure, blood sugar, mood, arthritis pain, balance, bone density, strength, flexibility, and more.
While most people choose to practice Tai Chi for its health benefits, it is important to recognize its martial origins. The gentle flowing movements are derived from effective self-defense techniques. Every movement has applications for defense. Some people consider it to be the ultimate martial art.
Sparkers: You're welcome to try 2 weeks of free tai chi classes at Jing Ying Institute in Arnold, Maryland.. There are a variety of classes that are suitable for different levels of fitness and interests. A broad range of ages attend, mostly from ages 22 to 92.
Go to http://www.jingying.org/TaiChi.htm for more information.
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