Bethesda Tai Chi Classes on Monday and Wednesday

 

 

The Amazing Benefits of Practicing Tai Chi?

 

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

$20 per week or $120 for 6 weeks

Class Begins at Jan. 16, 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 classes at the Tennis Club.

 

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  • Michael

    Thanks for your endorsement, Erinn.

    January 20, 2013

  • Erinn

    Michael is a skilled Tai Chi instructor with not only experience, but an intuitive knowing of how this ancient art can heal and revitalize the body. He lives what he teaches.

    January 18, 2013

  • Michael

    Yes, the Promenade Towers are close to the Grosvenor Metro is about a mile away.

    January 16, 2013

  • HannahJ

    Is the Promenade Towers within walking distance from the metro?

    January 16, 2013

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