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World Tai Chi Day Sat April 29

The PWC Tai Chi group is holding a special session on World Tai Chi Day, this Saturday, April 29th at the gazebo in Heritage Park at 10 am. This session will be led by Tai Chi Master Harold Naka! If you've always been curious about Tai Chi and its health and wellness benefits, come down this Saturday to see for yourself!

World Tai Chi Day is an annual event celebrated on the last Saturday of April, where people from all over the world come together to practice Tai Chi at the same time. This day is a celebration of the ancient Chinese martial art and its benefits for both physical and mental health. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise that involves slow, gentle movements that are easy on the joints and suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

Peachland Wellness Centre is a great place to practice Tai Chi, especially on World Tai Chi Day. The centre offers regular Tai Chi classes led by experienced instructors who can guide you through the movements and help you improve your form. Practicing with a group can also be a great way to stay motivated and accountable, as well as provide a sense of community and social support.

There are many benefits to practicing Tai Chi, both physical and mental. Here are just a few:

1. Improved balance and flexibility: Tai Chi involves slow, deliberate movements that help improve balance and increase flexibility. This can be especially beneficial for older adults, as falls are a common cause of injury in this population.

2. Reduced stress and anxiety: Tai Chi is often described as a moving meditation, and can be a great way to reduce stress and anxiety. The slow, gentle movements can help calm the mind and promote relaxation.

3. Improved cardiovascular health: While Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise, it can still provide cardiovascular benefits. The movements require the use of large muscle groups, which can help improve heart health and circulation.

4. Reduced pain and stiffness: Tai Chi is often recommended for people with arthritis or other joint conditions, as the gentle movements can help reduce pain and stiffness.

5. Improved overall well-being: Practicing Tai Chi can help improve overall well-being, including mood, energy levels, and quality of life.

In conclusion, World Tai Chi Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the benefits of this ancient martial art, and Peachland Wellness Centre is a great place to practice with a group. Whether you're looking to improve your balance, reduce stress, or simply improve your overall health and well-being, Tai Chi is a great exercise to try.

Come see us on April 29th with special guest, Tai Chi Master Harold Naka.

Contact PWC at (250) 767-0141 or wellnesscentre@shaw.ca for more information.



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