Monday, March 27, 2017

Healthy Acadia Offers Free “Tai Chi for Health” Series

What: Free class series to improve heart and lung function, strength, flexibility and balance and reduce stress

Where:  The Moore Community Center, Ellsworth, Maine 

Dates and Time:  Thursdays from 10:45 – 11:45amApril 13 through June 4, 2017

Ellsworth. Healthy Acadia and Friends in Action are pleased to offer a free “Tai Chi for Health” class series beginning April 13, 2017. The classes will meet on Thursdays from 10:45 am to 11:45 am at the Moore Community Center, 133 State Street, in Ellsworth. While classes are free, a $5 donation is suggested.

This class series will use the Tai Chi for Health Institute’s diabetes curriculum. The class is appropriate not just for people who have pre-diabetes or diabetes, but for anyone who wants an opportunity to learn how to improve their heart and lung functions as well as their strength and balance. The course teaches exercises that promote movement control through the integration of mind and body. In addition, practicing tai chi increases confidence while reducing stress, further promoting health and wellbeing.

To enroll in this class series, or for more information about other “Tai Chi for Health” programs, contact Nina Zeldin at 667-7171, or