Balancing act

Balancing act

 

As a person grows older, mobility increasingly becomes difficult, leading to agility defaults, as well as injuries, most of which occur from falls.

To combat those issues that come with age, a group of women gather at the Fairfield Auditorium for 12 weeks of Tai Chi, which is a form of physical exercise and incorporates Chinese martial art.

Tai Chi emphasizes shifting body weight in different directions, being aware of body alignment, and coordinating body parts along with synchronizing breathing. Instructor Rachel Devlin said the purpose of the class is to improve everyone’s movement and balance. However, that’s not all Tai Chi has been known to help with.

 

 

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