The University of Arizona Arthritis Center Living Healthy with Arthritis
Canyon Ranch Active Series program presents:
"Tai Chi for Arthritis"
When: Saturday, April 12, 2014
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: The University of Arizona Campus
Medical Research Building, Room 102, 1656 E. Mabel, Tucson, Arizona 85724
Who: Jude McCarthy, Canyon Ranch Health Resort
About the Session: This session will incorporate the ancient Chinese body movement, Tai Chi, that helps conserve and develop life energy. The practice of Tai Chi is proven to reduce pain and improve mental and physical well-being. Tai Chi for Arthritis will focus on movements that can reduce stress level, increase flexibility and balance, promote relaxation, and improve the mind, body, and spirit. Join us as Jude McCarthy presents Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for every fitness level.
Parking: Heading west on Speedway Blvd, turn right on Cherry Ave (traffic light). Heading north, drive past Helen St. Directly after Helen St, on the right-hand side is a long, narrow parking lot. Park in that lot and walk east toward a large, white metal structure and the building will be on your right. Parking is free.
All sessions are taught by nationally certified fitness and movement professionals from Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, Arizona. Each class is designed to offer those affected with arthritis the ability to learn and practice varying modalities of exercise and movement in a supportive environment. In addition, all classes offer a seated option and modifications for those with mobility-related conditions. Class size is limited to maximize particpant experience and to provide a safe environment.