What Can Tai Chi Do For You?

…Quite a lot according to this item in the San Francisco Chronicle.

“Workout’s Benefits:  Tai Chi, the martial art that has become popular as a gentle mind-body workout, may have another benefit:  helping to increase the size of the brain.  That, scientists hope, could unlock a clue to staving off and even preventing dementia.  Chinese seniors who practiced Tai Chi three time a week increased their brain volumes and scores on tests of memory and thinking, according to a study by scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University in Shanghai published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.”

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