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"Tai Chi is the wisdom of your own senses, your own mind and body together as one process."

What is Tai Chi?


Tai Chi, which originated in China 500 years ago, is a system of exercise which encourages rhythmic and controlled movement.

A Major focus of these exercises, as taught by The Yeung Mah-Lee Student Assoc. (see:, is the softening of all the connecting tissues in all our joints beginning with the spine. This creates a feeling of relaxation and suppleness throughout the body enhancing the flow of our natural energies (chi) and helping all who practice achieve better health.

Providence Tai Chi teaches all age groups in many different settings, including the privacy of their homes.

Benefits of Tai Chi

When learned correctly and performed regularly, tai chi can be a positive part of an overall approach to improving your health. The benefits of tai chi may include:

  • Decreased stress, anxiety and depression

  • Improved mood

  • Improved aerobic capacity

  • Increased energy and stamina

  • Improved flexibility, balance and agility

  • Improved muscle strength and definition

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