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Try Tai Chi at the Castleton Community Center

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 diabetes.

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 Jan. 17.

The program is free.

Class size is limited. For more information and registration for any of these sessions, call the Castleton Community Center at 468-3093.