> I have seen a promotional web page for tai chi
> www.easytaichi.com/benefits.htm which includes the statement,
> tai chi may delay the decline of cardiorespiratory function. Since tai
> chi is definitely not an aerobic exercise, I am curious to find if list
> members are practicing it and wonder if it fits into the Ornish program.
As in yoga, tai chi has a relaxational, perhaps meditational, effect. This
could accomplish objectives compatible with Ornish's recommendations.
I know a number of people who follow the Ornish plan who use tai chi,
some of whom prefer it to yoga, others who practice both.