Age Well offers Tai Chi classes
VERGENNES — Age Well, formerly CVAA Champlain Valley Agency on Aging, is offering classes in Sun Style Tai Chi in Vergennes at St. Peter’s Parish Hall. Both a beginner and an intermediate class will be offered every Monday and Wednesday starting Jan. 23 and continuing until April 5.
Tai Chi for Health and Wellness is an evidence-based program proven to reduce falls by 47 percent; help reduce stress and hypertension; build strength; improve balance, bone health, circulation and quality of sleep; expend breathing capacity; and promote mental clarity and mindfulness. Tai Chi is particularly helpful for adults with inflammatory joint conditions such as arthritis and improving pain-free range of motion (doctor recommended).
Tai Chi I for beginners will be held Jan. 23-April 5, from 9-9:45 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday. This class is for people who have never done Tai Chi or those wanting to review this class again.
Tai Chi Intermediate will be held Jan. 23-April 5, from 10-10:45 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday. This class is for people who have completed Tai Chi I and are ready to learn Tai Chi II.
Pre-registration is required; you can do so by emailing Lee Francis at [email protected] or by calling 877-2464. Classes are free. Bring hydration, dress comfortably and bring another pair of footwear especially during the winter.