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Tai Chi Chih to be offered at Ozarka College

Published on May 5, 2017

Ozarka College will offer a series of continuing education Tai Chi Chih classes in Melbourne this summer. Part one will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 30 through June 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Part two will be offered June 20 through June 29, meeting on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Course instructor, Vicki Webb stated, "Tai Chi Chih is an easy to learn, non-marital arts form of movement that promotes physical strength and balance, and at the same time enhances focus, concentration and emotional wellness. " Tai Chi Chih is also considered to be a form of moving meditation, and as such, is an excellent program for relieving stress. It is appropriate for all ages and abilities and can be easily adapted for those with physical disabilities or limitations.

While Webb is the only accredited instructor in Arkansas, the form itself is international in scope and has been used in many research studies. She explains that studies have shown tai chi chih's effectiveness in supporting general health as well as helping with arthritis, COPD, depression and anxiety, healthy aging, immune system support, pain relief, insomnia, and more. To learn more, Webb recommends visiting: www.taichichih.org.

For more information or to register, please contact Candace Killian by calling 870.368.2003 or email: ckillian@ozarka.edu. To enroll in either part one or part two, the cost is $30 ($25 for students ages 60 and over). Participants who enroll in both part one and part two will receive a discounted rate of $50 ($40 for students ages of 60 and over).












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