Bethesda Tai Chi Classes on Monday night

 

 

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

 

Cost: $12 per class.

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 The Promenade Towers Party Room on Arcade Level

 

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