Tai Chi for Health & Falls Prevention

Tai-Chi

Tai Chi

The health benefits of Tai Chi have been known to the Chinese for hundreds of years.

Now Gympie residents can also practice the gentle movements of Tai Chi to improve movement and to have fun as well. CHSN has a range of Tai Chi groups aimed at promoting healthy exercise and prevention of falls. Tai Chi increases confidence and improves balance, builds muscle strength, bone mass and joint mobility, helping to prevent falls. It also aids relaxation, coordination and visualisation.

Tai Chi for Health and Falls Prevention consists of a beginners group and a maintenance group that meet every Wednesday morning at a local hall. Groups take place in a friendly atmosphere of support and social interaction enjoyed by all.

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If you would like to join a Tai Chi for Health and Falls Prevention group, please contact the following instructor for further details:

Betty at email: maccadol@bigpond.com

You can also check our calendar for details of upcoming sessions.

 

How does CHSN assist the community?

CHSN has provided Breastfeeding Promotion Gympie access to a broad range of services and NFP community groups via the CHSN networks meetings. Through this process CHSN has fostered advocacy and health promotion, as well as supportive environments for breastfeeding.

Michelle Gilmore

Former Community Nutritionist