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Tai chi has a long history. The five popular styles practiced throughout the world today can be traced back to the Chen style, developed in the late 1500s and early 1600s, but the roots of the practice may go back as far as the 12th century. Though it has ancient roots, tai chi offers several physical and mental benefits today.