Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical well-being.
The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program developed by Dr. Paul Lam, uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn and suitable for every fitness level.
Benefits to You
The Tai Chi Program will help you:
- Reduce stress
- Increase balance and flexibility
- Feel relaxed
- Improve your overall mind, body and spirit
Experience the Tai Chi Program
The Tai Chi Program can be experienced in a class setting or on your own at home:
Tai Chi Classes – Led by certified instructors, the one-hour classes meet two times per week for eight weeks and are designed to be relaxing and enjoyable. Each session includes:
- Warm-up and cool-down exercises
- Six basic core movements and six advanced extension movements
- Direction changes to add challenge
Tai Chi for Arthritis DVD – you can follow step-by-step instructions from the comfort of your home. This 2-disc DVD features Dr. Paul Lam, practicing physician and Tai Chi master for more than 30 years.
Click on “Find a Local Program” below to find a Tai Chi class in your area, or contact your local Arthritis Foundation office by calling 800-283-7800.
To order the Tai Chi for Arthritis DVD, click here or call 800-283-7800.
If you are interested in leading a class, CLICK HERE.
If you want to take part but have concerns about your health, consult your health care provider before you begin.