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West Jefferson – Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

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Date(s) - 08/01/2024 - 09/24/2024
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Generations Ashe Senior Center


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 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 Tuesday, Thursday | August 1 through September 24, 2024

Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM EDT

For more information or registration assistance, please contact: High Country Area Agency on Aging or 828-265-5434

Register HERE 

*Registration closes on August 1, 2024