Contrary to popular belief not all forms of martial arts are for self-defense. Tai chi is one such martial art where the focus is maintaining proper blood circulation and repository function; so prepare to fight for your health.

The style of tai chi has an elegance and mystique that promotes healthy living. Tai chi is a low-impact, weight bearing aerobic exercise that is still soothing and pacific in its movement. Thus it's a martial art that is accessible to young and old alike.

Multitasking is the only way get the most out of your adventure in China and there's no better place than Tian‘anmen Square. Not only is Tian’anmen Square the capital of the capital, located at the very heart of Beijing, but it's also the locale for the flag raising ceremony and morning tai chi. Many locals pack the center square for morning tai chi exercises.