Tai Chi Can Build Strength

Per this NY Times article

  • It is a low-impact activity suitable for people of all ages and most states of health, including those who have long been sedentary or “hate” exercise.

  • It is a gentle, relaxing activity that involves deep breathing but does not work up a sweat or leave you out of breath.

  • It does not place undue stress on joints and muscles and therefore is unlikely to cause pain or injury.

  • It requires no special equipment or outfits, only lightweight, comfortable clothing.

  • Once proper technique is learned from a qualified instructor, it is a low-cost activity that can be practiced anywhere, anytime.