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Quality of life: T'ai chi (3rd of 4)

Quality of life: T'ai chi

The Chinese martial art of t'ai chi is a popular form of gentle exercise for older people. Manurewa women Heather Charlston (73), Kath Page (83) and Heather Hall (75) are seen here practising t'ai chi outdoors in 2008.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Health and society - Health overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 April 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018