T'ai chi is a form of exercise that began as a Chinese tradition. It’s based in martial arts, and involves slow movements and deep breaths. T'ai chi has many physical and emotional benefits. Some of the benefits of t'ai chi include decreased anxiety and depression and improvements in cognition. It may also help you manage symptoms of some chronic diseases, such as fibromyalgia or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Once you've mastered the movements in Sections 1 through 3, you are ready for the Daily Practice. Flow through all of the movements demonstrated in the previous sections in a continuous practice, designed to challenge you every day.