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Getting some activity at Riverbend Park

Getting some activity at Riverbend Park

Tai Chi Programs in Catawba County – On line

Tai Chi and hike session at Baker's Mt

Tai Chi and hike session at Baker’s Mt

Wednesday afternoon from 12-12:30 p.m. via Zoom

Register here to receive the Zoom link

Take a look at this recorded Zoom tai chi session to see some of the basic exercises

This 10 minute video will show you the 4 arm exercises: scoop, whip, tea cup hands, and yin yang hands.

Take a look at this recording to test your balance with 5 balance progression challenges.

Please give me 2 minutes to fill out this survey about whether Tai Chi is benefitting you. It will help us offer more programs like this! I would love to read anything personal you want to share in the comments section. Sharing is caring  – and your testimony will help compel others to give Tai Chi a try!

Tai Chi Programs in Catawba County – In Person

Tai Chi and Hike

Riverbend Park:

Saturday, Feb 27 from 9:30 -10:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 10 – 11 a.m. easy hike

Tuesday, March 9 from 3 – 3:30 p.m. (Tai Chi), 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. easy hike

Saturday, April 24 from 9:30 -10:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 10 – 11 a.m. easy hike

Tuesday, May 11 from 3 – 3:30 p.m. (Tai Chi), 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. easy hike

Saturday, June 26 from 8:30 -9:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 9 – 10 a.m. easy hike

Tuesday, July 6 from 3 – 3:30 p.m. (Tai Chi), 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. easy hike

Baker’s Mt Park:

Warming up the joints before a hike at Baker's Mt

Warming up the joints before a hike at Baker’s Mt

Saturday, March 27 from 9:30 -10:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 10 – 11 a.m. easy hike

Tuesday, April 13 from 3 – 3:30 p.m. (Tai Chi), 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. easy hike

Saturday, May 29 from 9:30 -10:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 10 – 11 a.m. easy hike

Tuesday, June 15 from 3 – 3:30 p.m. (Tai Chi), 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. easy hike

Saturday, July 10 from 8:30 -9:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 9 – 10 a.m. easy hike

Why Tai Chi?

Tai Chi is a gentle exercise that has proven benefits for both the mind and body. No equipment is needed and Tai Chi can be done anywhere – in front of a desk, in the park, in your kitchen, etc. More info on the benefits of Tai Chi

Join Dr. George Place for our Tai Chi programs. These exercises are recommended by the CDC for fall prevention and arthritis management and George is a certified tai chi instructor for this evidence based fall prevention and arthritis management program. Furthermore, George is a certified personal trainer, certified instructor for GEM (get experience in mindfulness), and 3rd degree black belt in Chinese Kenpo.