Tai chi is the form of Chinese martial arts that’s practiced for its health benefits. In local parks, you’ve seen groups of people moving slowly through the positions.
While tai chi is typically used as part of a treatment regimen for physical ailments, we now see its benefits for those with depression.
This kind of exercise is culturally accepted by those who avoid traditional psychotherapy and medications to treat emotional distress.
Since tai chi is a peaceful form of exercise, it’s perfect for those who are dealing with medical conditions that may exclude them from other forms of exercise.
Considering that just one hour of physical activity a week can prevent the onset of depressive symptoms, tai chi might be your “one size fits all” solution to get your body and mind moving!
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