Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 1

Wednesdays starting
Oct. 11, 2023 - Feb. 7, 2024
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. CT

Ironwood Memorial Building-Auditorium
213 S. Marquette St.
Ironwood, MI 49938

Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 1, also referred to as Tai Chi for Fall Prevention is for everyone. Tai Chi moves help to improve our health, balance, immunity, ability to be relax and to have a better quality of life. Sharing this curriculum of slow gentle movement will support, as all Tai Chi does:
  • Increases strength
  • Increases balance and posture
  • Prevents falls
  • Improves mind, body, and spirit
  • Reduces stress and increases relaxation

Tai Chi for Arthritis Part 1 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 and six advanced extension movements
  • Breathing techniques
  • Tai Chi principles relating to improving physical and mental balance

Modifications will be provided for those who want to attend seated or standing. This program is targeted to help older adults and older adults with disabilities at risk for fall, to stay active.  

Cost: FREE

Accommodations

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.

Contact Information

For more information or questions, contact Anita Carter at carte356@msu.edu.