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, post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, polytrauma, autoimmune diseases and women’s health as well as orthopedic, neurological, cardiovascular and respiratory rehabilitation.