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Bethesda Tai Chi Classes on Monday and Wednesday

  • The Promenade Towers Patio

    5225 Pooks Hill Road , Bethesda, MD (map)

    39.014931 -77.107178

  • Ask the Guard how to find the Lobby. We will meet at the Patio. Mention Apt. 1508-N. Michael's phone:[masked]
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    Tai chi is a gentle form of exercise, often described as "meditation in motion," but it might well be called "medication in motion."

    There is a growing body of carefully conducted research building a compelling case for tai chi for the prevention and rehabilitation of many conditions commonly associated with age.

     

    • Arthritis - slow down the painful inflammatory symptoms
    • Low bone density -  maintain bone density in postmenopausal women
    • Breast cancer -  improve the quality of life of women recovering/suffering from breast cancer
    • Heart disease -  lower blood pressure, improved levels of cholesterol, triglycerides, insulin in people at high risk for heart disease
    • Heart Failure - improve patient's ability to walk and quality of life during recovery
    • Hypertension -   lower blood pressure
    • Parkinson's disease - improve balance, walking ability, and overall well-being
    • Sleep problems - improve the quality and duration of sleep significantly more than standard sleep education
    • Stroke - improve balance and coordination in stroke patients.

     

    Source: http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletters/Harvard_Womens_Health_Watch/2009/May/The-health-benefits-of-tai-chi

     

    First Class is FREE

    Class Begins at March 11, 2013

    No Experience Necessary. Beginners are Welcome.

    Instructor: Michael Ngan

    How to find us:

    The Promenade Towers is a huge apartment complex.

    Make sure you have my cell number[masked]-3829.

    We will have the class at the Patio, outside the buildings.

     

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  • Michael

    This Wednesday class has been CANCELLED due to high windy and cold weather.

    March 13, 2013

Cancelled

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