In the past decade, scientific research has developed new and sometimes surprising insights about how our brains develop and continue to develop throughout our life spans.   These insights have great relevance to the potential brain benefits of the practice of Tai Chi.

The 2014 Symposium will include literary review sessions focusing on developments in brain science relevant to the external and internal aspects of Tai Chi training and explore the relevance of Tai Chi training as prevention and intervention strategy for diseases of the brain and nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and post traumatic stress disorder.