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Catawba County Healthy Living

Healthy, Happy and Wise Series (4 part)

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Fitness: How to get stronger, improve cardio condition, improve flexibility, and protect your joints. Thur, March 11 from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Diet: How to choose foods that energize your body, boost your immune system and help you lose weight while identifying what foods are leading to chronic disease and increased inflammation. Thur, April 8 from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Sleep: Learn what sleep researchers say about the importance of sleep, how much you need, how to improve the quality, and why insufficient sleep may be taking years off your life. Thur, May 13 from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Science of Happiness: Learn what positive psychologists know about how to feel happiness through practices like meditation, mind body connection, gratitude, and kindness. Thur, June 17 from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.

Tai Chi Programs in Catawba County – On line

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

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Take a look at this recorded Zoom tai chi session to see some of the basic exercises:  Use the password: %LQ6Nhiu

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 9:30 -10:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 10 – 11 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:

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 9:30 -10:00 a.m. (Tai Chi), 10 – 11 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.