Why people do it
(HealthDay News) -- Tai chi is ancient Chinese martial art that involves slow movement and coordinated breathing.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine says people who practice tai chi say they do so for these reasons:
The agency says scientific study of these potential benefits is ongoing. It recommends that anyone who is thinking of starting tai chi speak to a physician first, especially if you're pregnant or if you have hernia, joint or bone problems.
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