LEWISTON — SeniorsPlus plans to offer a tai chi workshop for adults interested in learning how to prevent falls and relieve arthritic pain.
Tai Chi for Health and Balance is set for 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, through Thursday, April 14, in the Education Center at SeniorsPlus at 8 Falcon Road.
Tai Chi for Health and Balance is an exercise program for improving health and well-being, proven to help prevent falls and relieve pain for those living with arthritis, according to a news release from the agency. Participants focus on improving strength, balance and mental health.
This low-impact exercise is performed in slow, fluid movements that are easy on the joints and can be done either sitting or standing.
The 10-week class costs $20 per person. This workshop is open to the public. For questions and to register, call 800-620-6036 or email [email protected].
Healthy Living for ME is a statewide network of evidence-based programs that empower adults to address and better manage their health conditions. All workshops are listed at healthylivingforme.org.
SeniorsPlus is the designated Area Agency on Aging serving Androscoggin, Franklin and Oxford counties.