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Tai Chi for Better Balance

Event Type: Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Seniors, Adult
Date: No Dates Found!
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 10:45 AM
Description:
 "Tai Chi for Better Balance" is an evidence-based fall prevention program for older adults. Classes last approximately 45 minutes and include warm-up, core tai chi and cool-down exercises. Participants will learn an eight-form routine. The goals of the training are to improve postural stability, control of body positioning, gait initiation, movement symmetry and coordination, and lower extremity strength.
Chair-supported practices, progressing from completely seated, through sit and stand, to chair-assisted movements, are included to meet the needs and performance capabilities of individual participants.
Classes will be held through December.
Note: There will be no classes on September 3, October 8, November 12 and November 22.
Library: Millard Branch (402.444.4848)
Location: East Meeting Room
Other Information:
Participants are required to complete a medical history form.
Participants must register through the August 20 date on the calendar.