Thai Chi, an ancient art which originated in China as a martial art, is often referred to as "meditation in motion". Thai Chi has been proven to reduce pain and be beneficial to ones mental and physical well-being. The great thing about Thai Chi is individuals at various levels of fitness ability are able to participate.
Thai Chi movements are not forced and the muscles remain relaxed, so it is adaptable for almost anyone, even those who need the aid of assisted devices, wheelchairs or recovering from surgery. The Arthritis Foundation program uses gentle Sun-style routines and offer classes around the community.