Through lecture, demonstration, and the practice of the Tai Chi movements, students will experience the benefits of this ancient Chinese exercise and martial art, such as reduced stress, improved balance, and increased muscle tone. Chinese Chi Kung (Breath Work) will also be taught as a calming exercise to be done as a prelude to Tai Chi practice. Class may be repeated. This course introduces students to a Chinese health exercise which is neither vigorous nor strenuous. It is suitable for anyone who wants to exercise to gain or maintain good health. It will strengthen the muscles and organs, relax the mind and body, improve blood circulation, and increase memory and concentration.