How tai chi can improve balance in aging persons

Our ability to walk and stand and move in all the ways that we do relies heavily on our sense of balance. For some time now research has been finding that tai chi can improve postural stability, especially as we age. Harvard University is particularly focused on such research, much of which is discussed in…

Tai chi and Aging: A story

Not long ago, a friend and I were talking about our ages and about growing old. My friend said that he could hurt himself just from bending over and tying his shoes. That's how fragile his body seems to be getting. I was embarrassed to admit that I've tweaked a back muscle doing just that.…