Tai Chi Health

Mind/Body Exercise with Tricia Yu

Tai Chi Research

There is a large body of research that suggest that tai chi  practice is beneficial for:

  • Balance
  • Bone mineral density
  • Cancer quality of life
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory disease
  • Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and other autoimmune conditions
  • Chronic lower back pain other pain management
  • Cognitive function
  • Orthopedic and neurological issues
  • Stroke and stroke risk factors
  • Parkinson’s, MS and other chronic conditions
  • Sleep disorders

For more information, check out tai chi research abstracts for your areas of interest at PubMed. On the bar on top, enter “tai chi and _______” (name your topic of interest: e.g.: MS, PTSD, Parkinson’s, fibromyalgia, pain etc.) and press the Search button.

Tai Chi Research and Applications


Licensed health professionals can apply the Original Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program (TCF) and Adapted Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program (TCFA) in their therapeutic practice for insurance and Medicare reimbursement. Tai Chi Prime is an evidence-based 6-week class series featuring  instruction in TCFA taught by certified instructors.

Basic Moves are taught therapeutically for balance, geriatrics, stress and pain management, posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, autoimmune diseases and women’s health as well as orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory rehabilitation.