T'ai Chi Ch'uan is a graceful yoga of meditation in motion. It can learned by anyone. Practitioners develop skills in maintaining the relaxation response while exercising and stretching their bodies. In addition, T'ai Chi Ch'uan can be thought of as an assertive means of self-defense.
It teaches one how to maintain calm centeredness so that conflict and stress can be managed in a flexible, give-and-take manner.
The ultimate goal of T'ai Chi Ch'uan is to live without fear and to be at peace with life.