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PE:165Tai Chi I1

Tai Chi I is an introduction to the history, philosophy, and movements of the soft form of ancient Chinese martial arts. This low-impact activity is comprised of slow, full-body movements using all muscle groups throughout the full joint range of motion. Active participation is required in this course. Tai Chi will improve posture and balance, muscle strength, cardiovascular fitness, kinesthetics (body awareness), and concentration. Various styles may be introduced to promote physical and mental well-being.