What's on Tai Chi, Wessex 21/6/2016 with Tracy Gibbons Tai chi can be helpful with recovering from the side-effects of breast cancer treatment including immobility and fatigue. It can also be helpful with lowering stress levels and increasing wellbeing. Like acupuncture Tai Chi are drawn from ancient Chinese medical traditions. They combine graceful and gentle physical movements with relaxation, meditation and breathing exercises which helps to balance the flow of energy or ‘chi’ through the body. This form of physical and mental exercise encourage you to bring focused attention to your movements and your breath in the present moment. That can also be done seated. This means they are very valuable exercises if you are feeling tired or have physical limitations. Regular practice of tai chi may be beneficial to your health by lowering stress levels, improving flexibility, increasing stamina, promoting activity and improving both emotional and physical wellbeing. Booking for this event has now closed.