Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: SeniorsPlus, Harper Conference Center, Ripley Medical Building, 193 Main St., Norway
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays, April 22–June 12 (8 weeks, 16 classes)
Instructor: Beth Ellen McNamara
Cost: $40 for 8 weeks
Are you interested in a low-impact exercise program to improve flexibility and balance? Tai Chi movements are slow, controlled, and gentle, emphasizing body alignment, weight transfer, and internal focus. Both easy to learn and do, the forms are designed to improve flexibility and balance, enhance relaxation, increase strength and flexibility, develop better breathing, and improve overall health. Tai Chi improves your balance and significantly reduces the rate of falls in older adults. Movements can be done seated or standing, making it ideal for people of almost any age or physical condition. Registration required. No enrollment accepted after first week of class. Class limit 17.