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Gentle Tai Chi for Balance and Mobility

Dates: October 27 - December 15, 2021

Meets: W from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Registration Fee: $89.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Tai Chi strengthens the muscles in the hips and thighs which are primarily responsible for reliable functional balance and mobility. Gentle Tai Chi strengthens muscles in the legs that are primary for reliable balance. Focusing your mind on slow movement reduces stress, produces mental calm, and restores energy and vitality. As you practice, you will also increase core strength, improve concentration, spatial awareness and cognitive functioning and restore postural alignment which are all essential components of the balance system. The class is taught by a certified balance and mobility specialist and fifth degree black belt who can modify the movements to suit anyone with balance issues. Designed for older adults or anyone with balance issues. Basic introduction of the Yang Style Short Form.


This course will be offered via ZOOM (live online instruction). The instructor will provide the ZOOM registration link prior to the course beginning. ZOOM is a free online application.
Fee: $89.00


Bobbi Koonse

Bobbi Koonse is a certified Fallproof Balance and Mobility Specialist, having received her training from Cal State Fullerton at the Center for Successful Aging. She has been practicing Karate and Tai Chi at the En Mei Ryu School of Karate and is a full master of the art form (5th Dan). Bobbi has been teaching Tai Chi and Balance & Mobility for older adults at the YMCA of the Foothills since 2007. She is dedicated to helping older adults improve their balance and reduce their risks of falling so that they may have a better quality of life.
Date Day Time Location
10/27/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
11/03/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
11/10/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
11/17/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
11/24/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
12/01/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
12/08/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE
12/15/2021Wednesday10 AM to 11 AM ONLINE ONLINE


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