This class is a great way to get some exercise and reduce your pain!
Sun Style Tai Chi
Sun Style Tai Chi is a 12 movement form developed by Dr. Paul Lam in 1997, specifically for arthritis. The slow gentle movements help mobilize joints and muscles making Tai Chi a great way for arthritis patients to find an improved quality of life. Sun Style Tai Chi promotes relaxation and can help provide relief from problems associated with arthritis, diabetes, and other chronic pain conditions.
The Tai Chi for arthritis program is supported by the Arthritis Foundation with proven results based on research studies. It has been shown to improve balance, reduce stiffness, increase flexibility and strength and improve the ability to perform daily tasks.
Health Benefits of Tai Chi
• Helps arthritis symptoms
• Helps diabetes symptoms
• Improves posture
• Improves breath control
• Heals or helps in recovering from illness
• Improves flexibility
• Improves cardiorespiratory fitness
• Decreases stress and promotes relaxation
• Improves overall health
• Reduces falls and improves balance
• Strengthens muscles
• Greater sense of empowerment
• Enhances healing by cultivating Qi
This class is taught by Ann Richter, MS, OTR/L. She is an Occupational Therapist that is a certified instructor in Tai Chi for Arthritis, Diabetes, and Fall Prevention.
Class will begin with a warm-up activity or Tai Chi Ruler (a wooden dowel held between the palms used to enhance Tai Chi movements), and is followed by practice of Tai Chi and a discussion of its benefits.
All you need at is to wear comfortable, loose clothing and comfortable, supportive shoes.
Reserve your spot today! Please give us a call at 651-646-7246 or buy tickets online.