Certified Instructor: Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.
TAI CHI WORKSHOP OVERVIEW
Tai Chi for Health
The ancient discipline of Tai Chi Chuan (Tai Ji Quan) combines agile steps, joint safe exercise and mental strength to improve mobility, breathing, and relaxation in ways that help you feel in greater control over your daily life.
It’s a joint safe way for people of all ages to enjoy life and meet new friends, while taking control of your physical, emotional and mental health.
Bring a friend and try it!
Articles / Research
The links below provide some information on health benefits of practicing Tai Chi:
Tai Chi For Arthritis Relief <WebMD Feature>
Tai Chi: Best Fibromyalgia Treatment? “better results than reported in trials of drug treatments for fibromyalgia” <MedicineNet News Aug. 18, 2010>
The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program as taught by certified instructor Christopher Carlow, D. Ac. is supported by the following sponsorhip:
Arthritis Foundation – RI
Women & Infants Center for Health Education
Offering: Tai Chi classes Qigong classes Athritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Wellness Workshops based on Tai Chi and Traditional Chinese Medical Principles
The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program has been shown in scientific studies to:
Tai Chi also promotes correct body posture, integrates body and mind coordination, imparts tranquility of mind, and the cultivation of Qi (known in Oriental Medicine as ‘vital life force’ or ‘energy’; pronounced ‘Chee’).
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Feel Great, Stay Fit, and Keep Moving!
The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program is a 6-week course based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program created by Dr. Paul Lam and cosponsored by the Arthritis Foundation, Family Fitness Zone and Women & Infants.
The program uses Sun style Tai Chi because of its slow, gentle movements to strengthen and mobilize joints and muscles, improve physical fitness and improve mental relaxation.