Join us for a 30-minute instructor-led group(zoom) Tai Chi class specially developed to support heart and lung patients, and those who support them. The program is taught by one of two instructors Dr. Hui Hwang LAc, DAOM and Scott Phelps LAc, DAOM.
The program is offered online, in a 6-week series that contains a live zoom class once a week, on Fridays from 11-11:30 am. Daily practice recordings will be provided. Cost is free to attend.
The class is structured:
5 minutes – warm up exercise
15 minutes- Tai Chi Movements
10 minutes- Guided Breathing Exercises
Participants are taught how to evaluate their exercise tolerance level and to modify their activity.
What is Tai Chi?
- A form of martial arts, originated from China thousands of years ago
- It is characterized as a graceful exercise that’s now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. It has been shown to improve muscle strength, flexibility, and balance
- Frequently described as “meditation in motion”
- Promotes mind body connection through gentle and flowing movements
- Tai Chi can be performed by people of all ages
Tai Chi’s Benefits for patients with heart and lung conditions
- Reduce the risks of cardiovascular and respiratory disease
- Improve cardiopulmonary health
- Improve physical function
- Improve quality of life
You are welcome to register for more than one class series.
Series Dates: Fridays 11:00- 11:30
#2: Aug 27, Sept 3, Sept 10, Sept 17, Sept 24, Oct 1
#3: Oct 8, Oct 15, Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12
#4: Jan 7, Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11
#5: Feb 18, Feb 25, March 4, March 11, March 18, March 25
#6: April, 1,8,15, 22, 29, May 6
#7: May 13, 20, 27, June 3,10, 17
657-282-6357 | Patient Health Education Department
This class requires a physician referral. If you are interested in this class, please contact your physician. Late registrations welcome.
Nursing students from community schools may attend this class. When registering, please indicate that you are a nursing student when entering your name. At the beginning of class, please also notify the instructor that you are a student.