NewYork-Presbyterian

Tai Chi Arthritis Virtual Session

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention:

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention is a falls prevention program that uses the principles and movements of Tai Chi to help senior citizens improve their balance and increase their confidence in doing everyday activities.

This evidence- based program is proven to reduce falls and improve fitness and is designed for older adults who are interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength. More detailed program information can be found here.

Classes are led by a trained/certified instructor; twice a week for 60 minutes for 10 weeks. 

Tai Chi is not just good for balance; take a look at the National Institute for Health's Summary of Tai Chi Health Benefits

There are 3 Levels of the program offered, each level is an 8-week workshop.  

  • Level 1: Movements 1-6 (For Beginners)
  • Level 2: Movements 7-12
  • Level 3: Movements 13-21

Participants will learn:

  • Balance Skills
  • Proper Body Alignment
  • Coordinated Tai Chi movements

Schedule- We've Gone Virtual!

*For public health safety, all Tai Chi workshops will be offered through Zoom until further notice. Programs are free, but you must register in advance.

REGISTRATION is OPEN For Workshops held Sept 26 - Dec 2, 2022

Workshops are held twice a week for ~10 weeks, all times are Eastern Time (ET)

 

This is a collaboration by our Injury Prevention Partners at Stony Brook University Hospital

 

Tuesday, October 4 at 10:00am to 11:00am

More dates through December 1, 2022

Virtual Event
Website

https://stonybrook.zoom.us/meeting/re...

Cost

Free but Registration is Required

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