Free Tai Chi Classes In July And August

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Free beginner Tai Chi exercise classes are offered by UT Extension. The classes are designed to improve overall health and stress especially for seniors. 

Participants will learn basic warm-up and cool down exercises plus 12 movements that focus on balance, fall prevention and reducing arthritis symptoms. The exercises are easy on the joints and are equivalent to moderate walking. 

Classes consist of a series of eight one-hour sessions. Participants should attend all sessions for maximum impact. 

Outdoor classes begin July 12 (Mondays and Wednesdays) at the Tennessee Riverpark  from 9:30-10:30 a.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Indoor classes begin July 13 (Tuesdays and Fridays) at North River Civic Center in Hixson starting from 1-2 p.m.

Indoor classes begin Aug. 9 (Mondays and Wednesdays) at Chester Frost Park from 10-11 a.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

Class size is limited. Visit www.Hamilton.Tennessee.edu for more information and to register on-line or call UT Extension Monday-Friday between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 423-855-6113.


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