Michael G. DAVIS

A group of men practice tai chi on the Bund in Shanghai, circa 1970. An admiring crowd has gathered to watch. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

Tai chi is a martial art practiced worldwide whose gentle structured forms combine with deep breathing to balance internal energy, or qi, to improve health and well-being. More popular than ever in its five-hundred-year history, tai chi venues in China today range from large

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:07-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Society and Social Welfare, Sports & Recreation|Comments Off on Tai Chi (Tàijíquán 太极拳)|Tàijíquán 太极拳 (Tai Chi)

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