Jul 30, 2014

Find Zen with Tai Chi This Spring

Sign up today for Tai Chi for Arthritis, which begins March 14.

Find Zen with Tai Chi This Spring

Spring sessions for Tai Chi for Arthritis at the in McMurray—160 Gallery Drive—are scheduled to start March 14.

This six-week program is designed to help individuals suffering from arthritis relieve pain and swelling with exercise and meditation, a release states.

Tai Chi is an activity that improves balance, strength and coordination while teaching relaxation helping patients who experience stiffness and discomfort associated with arthritis.

The course is sponsored by West Penn Allegheny Health System's (WPAHS’) Integrated Medicine Program and Lupus Center of Excellence in cooperation with the Arthritis Foundation.

The workshops will be led by J. Gurney Bolster, a certified fitness instructor with a master’s degree in dance and movement therapy. Bolster has 30 years of experience as a dance instructor and has received special training to teach Tai Chi using Arthritis Foundation-approved methods.

For more information, or to register, call 412.DOCTORS (362.8677).

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