UT Extension To Offer February And March Wellness Classes

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
UT Extension is offering a series virtual Tai Chi for Beginners classes in February and March (eight sessions each class). Classes are suited for adults of all fitness levels and focus on balance, fall prevention and stress reduction.

Also offered is a fun, interactive Sensational Seniors eight-session class on topics appealing to older adults, such as healthy eating, staying active and much more. 

Sessions will include an “Ask a Nurse” segment with Erlanger staff. 

Register for both free classes online at Hamilion.Tennessee.edu

Participants can attend using Zoom on their computer, tablet or phone.

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