Tai Chi is not a cure all for aging or disease but formal studies suggest the following health benefits:
- More flexibility
- Better balance
- Improved circulation
- Improved blood pressure readings
- More leg strength
- Decreased arthritic and joint pain
- Relief from the detrimental effects of some chronic diseases
- Better control of stress.
Here's a good article explaining in more detail some of the health benefits.
Most importantly, when, on a sunny summer day we all do Tai Chi on the beach, our members leave with a feeling of rejuvenation and peace with the world.