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Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention at the YMCA

  • Categories: Community & Education, Employee Activities, Health & Wellness

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  • Event Type:Class
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Current YMCA and Choice members are invited to join the upcoming Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention classes that will be held Fridays at 10:15 a.m. at the Grand Forks, YMCA. The course will be instructed by Bill Vasicek, Community Safety Coordinator, at Altru Health System.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention is a good way to start your journey to better health. Medical studies have shown that Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention improves the quality of life by relieving pain for people with arthritis and preventing falls for older adults.

With its gentle, fluid movements and proven health benefits, Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention:

  • Improves balance and mobility
  • Increases strength and flexibility
  • Deepens relaxation
  • Decreases pain and falls

If you are considering tai chi, be sure to talk with your doctor first, just as you should for any type of exercise program.

For information, please contact Bill Vasicek, Community Safety Coordinator, Altru Trauma Services, at 701.780.5939 or bvasicek@altru.org.

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  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: Registration Not Required.