Tai chi is a holistic, low-impact exercise that packs a myriad of physical and mental health benefits into its sequences of gentle, flowing movements. Tai chi is an effective stress-management tool that develops mind/body awareness. A continued tai chi practice builds resilience, helping us stay positive. Those who practice tai chi experience better sleep quality. Tai chi classes provide an opportunity to connect with others in a shared activity—staving off the damaging effects of loneliness.