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10 Health Benefits of Tai Chi


A workout, minus the strain

1. May help physical and mental health

2. Better balance, fewer falls

3. Knee arthritis relief

4. A boost in brain power

5. Less depression and anxiety

6. Better heart health

7. Chronic pain relief

8. Improvements in fibromyalgia

9. Benefits for chronic conditions

10. Better bone health, sleep quality, and more

Getting started: Take a class

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