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North Wilkesboro – Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

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Date(s) - 06/03/2024 - 07/24/2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wilkes Senior Resources


Description: Developed by Dr. Paul Lam at the Tai Chi for Health Institute (TCHI), this program utilizes Tai Chi’s Sun style for its ability to improve relaxation, and balance, and its ease of use for older adults and those with arthritis. The movements are taught to both left and right sides and with turns to move forward and backward to improve mobility, weight transfer, strength and balance.

This course will be offered twice a week for 8 weeks for a total of 16 sessions. Participants are encouraged to attend at least 11 of the 16 in order to experience the benefits.

Dates: Every week on Monday, Wednesday | June 3 through July 24, 2024

Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT

For more information or registration assistance, please contact: Lena Holleman (

Register HERE 

*Registration closes on June 3, 2024