Tai Chi is an ancient practice proven to reduce pain and improve
your mental and physical well-being. Dr. Paul Lam has developed
many Tai Chi for Health methods that are gentle, safe, easy to
learn and suitable for every fitness level. Studies have shown that
Tai Chi improves cardio respiratory function, hypertension,
muscular strength, flexibility and cholesterol levels, reduced
stress, and improved overall mind, body and spirit.
Tai Chi for Diabetes
The benefits of Tai Chi can minimize the complications of
Gentle exercises have been shown by several large studies to
prevent diabetes by improving cellular uptake and glucose
metabolism. Stress is shown to make the control of diabetes worse
and relaxation is especially beneficial.
The Castleton Community Center will begin a new session of Tai
Chi for Diabetes on Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. beginning Jan.
16. This is a 6 week-Evidence Based program ending Feb. 20. The
program is free to the public.
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Medical studies confirm the Tai Chi Program relieves pain, reduces
falls and improves quality of life.
The Castleton Community Center will offer a beginner class on
Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. beginning Jan. 17 through Feb. 21. Advanced
Tai Chi for Arthritis will be Tuesdays at 11 a.m. beginning Jan. 15
and the Maintenance class will be Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. beginning
The program is free.
Class size is limited. For more information and registration for
any of these sessions, call the Castleton Community Center at