The extremely popular Tai Chi program run by the Far West Local Health District has recommenced classes and an information/registration day is being held for interested newcomers.
Classes will be held on:
- Thursdays at 5.30pm at the South Broken Hill Golf Club.
- Fridays at 10am at the South Broken Hill Golf Club.
Because of the interest generated a new beginners class is being offered on Saturday morning commencing at 9.30am.
All interested community members are invited to attend an information session and registration day on Saturday 30 July at the South Broken Hill Golf Club at 9.30am.
The day will include a demonstration by Volunteer Tai Chi Leader Gail Turner and information on the wide ranging benefits of Tai Chi, as well as outlining the structure of the classes.
The Saturday morning class will then commence on Saturday 6 August 2016 and run for 10 weeks.
The advanced class has recommenced on Wednesday morning at 10am. These classes are for participants who have attended the previous two year’s classes, as many participants are eager to continue.
Volunteer Tai Chi Leader Gail Turner is thrilled with the response from the community and the interest shown by local media outlets that assist in publicising this popular program.
‘I’m very happy that I am able to share my love of Tai Chi, and am grateful to be given the opportunity to promote the classes. I am pleased that I am able to use my skills and knowledge to help participants engage in this wonderful form of gentle exercise” she said.
The benefits of regularly practicing Tai Chi can result in improved fitness, muscle strength, coordination and flexibility; it improves balance and decreases risk of falls; eases pain and stiffness and helps you to relax and feel better.
To more information the public can contact:
- Gail Turner on 0447 311 252; email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Far West LHD Health Promotion Officer Rebecca Crawford on 08 8080 1217 or email Crawford@health.nsw.gov.au
- Far West LHD Volunteer Manager Mary Leehane on 08 8080 1256 or email Leehane@health.nsw.gov.au.