Tai Chi is a gentle yet effective exercise and healing program that can be used regardless of age or physical condition. It is a low impact exercise done in slow motion and benefits balance, circulation, flexibility, breathing and coordination.
Try a sample class for free
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Lifehouse.
$5.00 a class or $25.00 for six weeks
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Participants in the Tai Chi classes have fewer falls.
CDC Compendium of Effective Fall Interventions: What Works for Community-Dwelling Older Adults
Falls are a threat to the health of older adults and can reduce their ability to remain independent. However, falls aren't something that just happens when you age, there are proven ways to reduce falls.
Falls can be prevented
Do Strength and Balance Exercises
Do exercises that make your legs stronger and improve your balance. Tai Chi is a good example of this kind of exercise.
Tai or Thai chi means “Beginning”:
Moving for Better Balance
This CDC study compared the effectiveness of a six-month program of Tai Chi classes with a program of stretching exercises.
ls and fewer fall injuries, and
their risk of multiple falls was decreased 55 percent