How to Navigate the Blog

Welcome to the Tai Chi for Health Blog. This post will help you navigate our Blog Our goal is to be your primary source for Sun Style Tai Chi Resources. We also strive to provide you with insight as to how Tai Chi can help you become stronger, healthier and … Continue reading

What Older Adults Need

According to an annual United States of Aging Poll, older adults and professionals who offer them services have divergent perceptions of what older adults need. The professionals seemed to be more concerned that older adults could not afford health care costs (43% versus 3%). They were also concerned that older … Continue reading

What is Tai Chi?

The full name for Tai Chi is Tau Chi Chuan. Tai means “great” or “large” and Chi means “biggest” or “most ultimate.” The two words combined translate into “the Supreme Ultimate.” Chuan means “fist” or “boxing” and so Tai Chi Chuan is translated into the “Supreme Ultimate Fist.” Tai Chi … Continue reading

World Tai Chi Day

World Tai Chi and Qigong day was started by Bill Douglas, a Tai Chi instructor, and is celebrated every year on the last Saturday of April in 8 countries around the world. It began in 1999 with the goal of promoting Tai Chi and Qigong and the health benefits of … Continue reading

Pilot Study – Tai Chi after a Heart Attack

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. After a heart attack, many patients’ hearts do not function at their peak capacity. Specifically, they present with decreased peak oxygen capacity. A pilot study examined patients’ functional capacity after having a heart attack and practicing Tai … Continue reading