Every Monday and Tuesday
September 10 through November 27, 2018
10:30 - 11:30 AM
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Nordonia Hills Branch Library 
9458 Olde 8 Rd.
Northfield, OH 44067

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Lori Smith, Training Coordinator 
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Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance

Every Monday and Tuesday

Setpember 10, 2018
November 27, 2018

What is Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance?

Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance is an evidence-based program proven to help older adults to improve their balance, reduce the likelihood of falling, and improve fitness.  Research has shown that people who complete the program are half as likely to fall and are less fearful about falling!

What will you learn?

  • Balance skills
  • Good body alignment
  • Coordinated movements in a circular and flowing motion

Should I attend?

  • The program is inteded for community-dwelling older adults aged 60 and older who can walk easily with or without assistive devices. 

What health benefits will I see ?

  • Improved physical health that leads to better functioning in daily activities
  • Improved balance, muscle strength, flexibility and mobility
  • Better mental health such as increased self-esteem and less social isolation

Who teaches Tai chi: Moving for Better Balance?

An instructor who:

  • Is familiar with Yang-style Tai chi
  • Is motivated and passionate
  • Has experience teaching older adults

Every Monday and Tuesday from 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Class begins Monday, September 10, 2018 through
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Classes are held for 1-hour, twice a week, for 12 weeks
Nordonia Hills Branch Library
9458 Olde 8 Rd.
Northfield, OH  44067


Questions?  Please contact Lori Smith, Training Coordinator, at
(330) 899-5255 or lsmith@dhad.org.