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JWCC offers Tai Chi for Health classes to community

Posted: Feb. 10, 2020 1:50 am

QUINCY -- John Wood Community College's Community Based Outreach will offer Tai Chi for Health classes starting March 3, meeting six times from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.

Tai Chi is a slow, fluid sequence of martial arts and health movements, used to maintain muscle strength and protect joints. Jessica Myers is a certified teacher of Tai Chi, with a current emphasis on fall prevention. "Arthritis, back pain, cardiovascular issues, Parkinson's, and stress can be improved through the practice of Tai Chi," said Myers.

The cost is $30. To register visit jwcc.edu/cbo. For more information, call 217-641-4941, or email cbo@jwcc.edu.

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