Smoky Mountain Wellness and Blount Parks and Recreation are offering Open Houses to introduce Tai Chi classes starting in March. The classes are from the Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi for Better Living. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about several Arthritis Foundation Programs. These help everyone be more active to prevent or better manage arthritis. These programs are excellent for those beginning a fitness program or who wanting to stay active with group support and learning opportunities.
The Open House for morning classes will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on March 4 at the Everett Athletic Complex located at 318 Everett High Road, Maryville. Participants can register now for the free open house or sign up for the full session by calling 865/803-8887. The first eight-week session will begin on Monday March 11 and meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 for eight consecutive weeks. For info call 865/803-8887.
Open House for evening classes will be held at the Springbrook Recreation Center, 1537 Dalton Street, Alcoa March 11 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. with the first class of the eight-week session beginning on Monday March 18. It will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for eight consecutive weeks.
Sessions are held throughout the year for all Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi skill levels. Space is limited. For more information, call Parks and Recreation at 983-9244 or Smoky Mountain Wellness at 865/803-8887.