Sifu Robert Roy is an expertly trained martial artist and is offering Tai Chi at the Recreation Center!
Tai chi has three major components, movement, meditation, and deep breathing.
Movement. All of the major muscle groups and joints are needed for the slow, gentle movements in tai chi. Tai chi improves balance, agility, strength, flexibility, stamina, muscle tone, and coordination. This low-impact, weight-bearing exercise strengthens bones and can slow bone loss, thus preventing the development of osteoporosis.
Meditation. Research shows that meditation soothes the mind, enhances concentration, reduces anxiety, and lowers blood pressure and heart rate.
Deep breathing. Exhaling stale air and toxins from the lungs while inhaling a plentitude of fresh air increases lung capacity, stretches the muscles involved in breathing, and releases tension. It also enhances blood circulation to the brain, which boosts mental alertness. At the same time, the practice supplies the entire body with fresh oxygen and nutrients.
The Recreation Center and MacLean Park
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30am - 11:25am
16 Years and Older
$10 per class for members $11 per class for non-members *Fees should be paid monthly