Tai chi: A gentle way to fight stress Taiji or Tai chi helps reduce stress and anxiety. And it also helps increase flexibility and balance. By Mayo Clinic staff Tai chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner. If you're looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE). Originally developed for self-defence, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. What is tai chi? Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practised as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.Tai chi, also called tai chi chuan, is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant motion.Tai chi has many different styles. Each style may have its own subtle emphasis on various tai chi principles and methods. There are also variations within each style. Some may focus on health maintenance,…

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