Continuous Tai Chi Practice for Advanced Beginners is for those who have taken Tai Chi for Arthritis - Advanced Beginners but are not yet proficient to advance to the next six movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis program. This class works on the principals of Tai Chi and focuses in greater depth on the basic six movements. Prior approval from the instructor is required. Participation is not limited to patients with arthritis.
Prerequisite for this class:
Registration fee is $20.00 every 4 weeks (8 classes).
Tai Chi is considered a highly effective exercise for mind and body health. Participants are encouraged to practice Tai Chi on a daily basis. It is recommended that participants discuss with their provider prior to participation.
Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that can help maintain strength, flexibility, and balance. One of the best features of Tai Chi is that it can be adapted to fit just about any fitness level making it generally safe for all ages. The gentle flowing low-impact movements are easy on your joints if you have arthritis. It can increase your flexibility and improve your balance, reducing your risk of falls.
When learned correctly and performed regularly, Tai Chi can be a positive part of an overall approach to improving your health. The benefits of Tai Chi may include:
- Decreased stress, anxiety and depression
- Improved mood
- Improved aerobic capacity
- Increased energy and stamina
- Improved flexibility, balance and agility
- Improved muscle strength and definition
Tai Chi for Arthritis is taught by a certified instructor trained and credentialed by the Tai Chi for Health Institute.