Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi Classes for People with Parkinson’s

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Arlington, MA - Tai Chi for Parkinson's with Jane Arsham

 

Jane Arsham, founder and principal instructor of Moving Easy, conducts classes designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Classes take place in Arlington and Newton. Jane has worked closely with APDA Massachusetts in developing programs, including the Arts & Movement Weekend Retreat.

Dates & Times: Wednesdays, JUN 21, 28, JUL 5, 12, 19, 26, AUG 2, 9, 16; 11:30 – 12-30 PM
Location: The Arlington Center, 369 Mass Avenue, Arlington, MA 02474
Contact: Jane Arsham at 339-707-0277 or taichi.janea@gmail.com

Class Size: 8-15
Cost: $96 for 8 weeks/ $84 for 7 weeks/ $60 for 5 weeks
Caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend the classes at no charge if space is available

 

Cambridge, MA - Tai Chi for Parkinson's with Jane Arsham

 

Youville House, in partnership with Jane Arsham, founder and principal instructor of Moving Easy, conducts classes designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Jane has worked closely with APDA Massachusetts in developing programs, including the Arts & Movement Weekend Retreat. Tai Chi has been shown to improve balance and coordination, as well as an overall sense of well-being, through a series of slow, fluid movements.

Dates and Times: For current dates and times, please contact Katie Blanchard at Youville House
Location: Youville House, 1573 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact: Katie Blanchard at 617-491-1234 or katieblanchard@youvillehouse.org

 

Chestnut Hill - Tai Chi

 

With roots in traditional Chinese medicine, Tai Chi is a therapeutic mind-body exercise that integrates gentle movements, rhythmic breathing, and imagery. Tai Chi is practiced to improve strength, balance, flexibility, mental focus, and emotional tranquility. Tai Chi is increasingly being utilized as part of comprehensive health rehabilitation and prevention programs. New research suggests Tai Chi may have important benefits for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. These 12 week sessions are designed for people who are able to stand for the 60- minute program.

Space is limited and registration is required.

Dates: Tuesdays, JAN 3 – MAR 21, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: 850 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
Contact: Osher Clinical Center, 617-732-9700

 

Lexington, MA - Tai Chi with Arthur Goodridge

 

Moving Easy, founded by principal instructor Jane Arsham, provides Tai Chi classes designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. A new session of classes is taking place at the Lexington Community Center. This class is taught by Arthur Goodridge, a Tai Chi master with over forty years of teaching experience.

Click here to see the program flyer.

Dates & Times: 8 Mondays, Oct. 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27; 1:30 – 2:30 PM
Location: Lexington Community Center, 39 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA
Contact: Jane Arsham at 339-707-0277 or taichi.janea@gmail.com

For All Locations
Class Size: 8-15
Cost: $96 for 8 weeks/ $84 for 7 weeks/ $60 for 5 weeks
Caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend the classes at no charge if space is available

 

Newton, MA - Tai Chi for Parkinson's with Jane Arsham

 

Jane Arsham, founder and principal instructor of Moving Easy, conducts classes designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Classes take place in Arlington and Newton. Jane has worked closely with APDA Massachusetts in developing programs, including the Arts & Movement Weekend Retreat.

Click here to see the program flyer.

Dates & Times: Mondays, Sept. 11, 18, 25, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26;  1:00-2:00 PM
Location: Temple Reyim, 1860 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02466
Contact: Jane Arsham at 339-707-0277 or taichi.janea@gmail.com

For All Locations
Class Size: 8-15
Cost: $96 for 8 weeks/ $84 for 7 weeks/ $60 for 5 weeks
Caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend the classes at no charge if space is available

 

Woburn, MA - Tai Chi for Parkinson's with Arthur Goodridge

 

Moving Easy, founded by principal instructor Jane Arsham, provides Tai Chi classes designed specifically for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. A new session of classes is taking place at the Woburn Senior Center. This class is taught by Arthur Goodridge, a Tai Chi master with over forty years of teaching experience.

Click here for a program flyer.

Dates & Times: Thursdays, JUN 22, 29, JUL 6, 13, 20, 27, AUG 3, 10, 17; 1:30- 2:30 PM
Location: Woburn Senior Center, 144 School Street, Woburn, MA 01801
Contact: Jane Arsham at 339-707-0277 or taichi.janea@gmail.com

For All Locations
Class Size: 8-15
Cost: $108 for 9 weeks/ $96 for 8 weeks/ $84 for 7 weeks/ $60 for 5 weeks
Caregivers are welcome and encouraged to attend the classes at no charge if space is available

 

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