Interested in improving your balance and/or reducing joint pain through gentle movement? Recommended by the Arthritis Foundation and the National Council on Aging, this evidence-based class has been shown to ease joint pain and improve balance. The class was developed by Dr. Paul Lam, MD, along with other health and tai chi experts from the Tai Chi for Health Institute. Movements are from Sun Style tai chi. Basic principles of tai chi are incorporated into the class to leave you feeling calm, relaxed, and well.
Ilene Dunn is a certified personal trainer, specializing in senior fitness and the maintenance of strength, balance, and an active lifestyle. She holds certifications as a yoga instructor at 500 hours, Athletics and Fitness Association of America personal trainer, and A Matter of Balance master trainer. In addition, she is certified in Tai Chi Quan, Tai Chi for Arthritis for Fall Prevention, and Tai Chi for Heart Conditions; she is also a trained instructor in Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance.