Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention
Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 14 - Nov. 4, 2021
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ET
Oceana County Council on Aging, 4250 W Tyler Rd, Hart, MI 49420
Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention combines slow movement, deep breathing, and focused intention to help people improve strength, balance and posture while helping prevent falls. This program is targeted to help older adults and older adults with disabilities at risk for falling stay active. Modifications will be provided for those who want to attend seated or standing. *This is a collaborative venture between Michigan State University Extension and the Oceana County Council on Aging.
Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention is led by a certified instructor, with each session including:
- Warm-up and cool-down exercises
- One or two movements per lesson, progressively leading to completing six basic core movements
- Breathing techniques & Tai chi principles
- Increases strength
- Increases balance and posture
- Prevents falls
- Improves mind, body, and spirit
Participants should plan to attend the majority of these weekly sessions.
Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.
For more information or questions contact: Naomi Hyso at firstname.lastname@example.org, 231-845-3362.