Tai Chi & Qigong Classes @ Roosevelt Community Center- Media, PA (Delco)
Tai Chi & Qigong Classes @ Roosevelt Community Center
Saturdays 9-10 AM
Location: Roosevelt Community Center
464 S Old Middletown Rd, Media, PA
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The ancient Chinese practices of tai chi and qi gong (pronounced CHEE-gung) combine slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and breathing exercises.
The routines were not designed to burn calories or raise your heart rate. Instead, both tai chi and qi gong are martial arts that can help your circulation, balance, and alignment. They can also help restore your energy, called chi or qi (pronounced "chee").
How much do we know about tai chi and qi gong?
Several clinical trials have evaluated the effects of tai chi and qi gong in people with various health conditions.
What do we know about the effectiveness of tai chi and qi gong?
Practicing tai chi may help to improve balance and stability in older people and in those with Parkinson’s disease, reduce back pain and pain from knee osteoarthritis, and improve quality of life in people with heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Tai chi and qi gong may ease fibromyalgia pain and promote general quality of life. Qi gong may reduce chronic neck pain, but study results are mixed. Tai chi also may improve reasoning ability in older people.
What do we know about the safety of tai chi and qi gong?
Tai chi and qi gong appear to be safe practices.
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