Curious about Tai Chi and wanting to give it a try? This Introductory Tai Chi class is perfect for those who want to improve their health, strength, and flexibility. This ancient martial art has been proven to ease the symptoms of many diseases and improve the immune system. The mindfulness aspects of tai chi help calm the nervous system and reduce inflammation, with positive effects on brain function, pain perception, anxiety, and blood pressure. In this series, we will learn the Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention program. The series will run 8-10 weeks, depending on progress of participants. This program has been recognized by the Center for Disease Control as arthritis-appropriate and by the National Council on Aging as beneficial for fall prevention. It is suitable for people of any age and abilities.