Tai chi has many physical and emotional benefits.
Studies show some of the benefits of tai chi include decreased anxiety and depression and improvements in cognition.
It may also help you manage symptoms of some chronic diseases, such as fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia Syndrome that affects muscle and soft tissue. or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Spiritual teacher and former Tai Chi instructor, Mark Johnson, joins Gayle Guyardo the host of the nationally syndicated health and wellness show, Bloom to share the health benefits of Tai Chi in this weeks Fitness Friday.
Bloom airs in 40 more markets across the country, with a reach of approximately 36 million households, and in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Madison, WI.
You can watch Bloom in the Tampa Bay Market weekdays at Noon on WTTA: Spectrum 1006; Frontier 514; DirecTV 38; Dish 38; Comcast 43, and look for Bloom early mornings on WFLA News Channel 8.