Programs and Resources

for Better Living

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.

Getting Started

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.

Find a Local program button

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.

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