Program Details
Tai Chi and Chai Tea

Tai Chi and Chai Tea is a wellness program designed specifically for seniors to promote physical health, mental well-being, and social engagement. It combines the gentle movements of Tai Chi with the calming ritual of enjoying Chai tea, providing a holistic approach to overall wellness.

  1. Improve physical balance and flexibility.
  2. Reduce stress and promote relaxation.
  3. Enhance mental clarity and focus.
  4. Foster social connections and community engagement.
  1. Warm-up: Begin with gentle stretching exercises to prepare the body for movement.
  2. Tai Chi Practice: Lead participants through a series of slow, flowing Tai Chi movements, focusing on proper posture, breathing techniques, and mindfulness.
  3. Chai Tea Break: After the Tai Chi session, invite participants to enjoy a cup of warm Chai tea together. Use this time to encourage social interaction and discussion about the experience.
  4. Cool Down: Finish the session with additional stretching exercises to promote relaxation and flexibility.

Staffing Requirements

1 instructor trained in Tai Chi


Chai Tea
Hot Water
Seats if needed
Mats if needed


While Tai Chi is generally safe for seniors, participants should consult with their healthcare provider before beginning any new exercise program, especially if they have pre-existing health conditions or concerns. Risks may include muscle soreness or fatigue, particularly for those who are not accustomed to physical activity.

Expected Outcomes
  1. Improved Physical Health: Regular practice of Tai Chi can help seniors improve their balance, flexibility, and overall physical fitness, reducing the risk of falls and injuries.
  2. Enhanced Mental Well-being: The meditative aspects of Tai Chi promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve mental clarity and focus, leading to a greater sense of well-being.
  3. Social Engagement: By participating in group sessions and enjoying Chai tea together, seniors can foster social connections, reduce feelings of loneliness, and build a supportive community.
  4. Lifestyle Integration: Over time, participants may incorporate the principles of Tai Chi and mindfulness into their daily lives, leading to long-term improvements in physical and mental health.

Program Type
Level of Care
Assisted Living
Independent Living
Dimension of Wellness
Tai Chi, Socializing