A set of 19 simple, gentle stand-alone movements and one pose originated by Justin Stone in the early 1970's. The practice is completely focused on the circulation and balancing of internal energy or Life Force, called Chi, for increased physical energy, health and well-being. An easy-to-learn form of Qi Gong, a completely non-violent "moving meditation" usually taught in 8 to 10 once-a-week classes.

This gentle practice allows people of any age or physical ability to participate. Neither physical fitness nor coordination is required. The movements can be adapted to be done seated or to accommodate other physical limitations. All classes are taught by certified instructors.

  • Weight control, increased quality of life
  • Improved balance, flexibility and stamina
  • Increased levels of energy and physical fitness
  • Improved circulation and blood pressure
  • Stress and tension reduction, promotes relaxation
  • Relief from symptoms of arthritis, asthma, depression, and other imbalances
  • Pain management
  • Expanded creativity and spiritual awareness

  • Private Studios
  • Schools and Universities
  • Corporate Wellness Programs
  • Senior Centers and Parks & Recreation Departments
  • Retreat/Conference Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Churches
  • Prisons

T'ai Chi Chih® Joy Thru Movement is being taught all over the world. There are now accredited teachers in 40 states in the U.S., 5 Canadian provinces, and 9 other countries. To obtain a list of accredited instructors in your area and more general information about T'ai Chi Chih®, please visit the T'ai Chi Chih® Assocation website at http://www.taichichih.org

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