TAI CHI, NO PAIN, BIG GAIN. Learn why doctors recommend this slow and gentle movement practice to promote wellness, aid rehabilitation and prevent falls.
Welcome to Tai Chi for Health Pittsburgh. My name is Gurney Bolster. I have launched Tai Chi for Health Pittsburgh as a way of sharing my life-long passion for movement and to help people recognize the benefits of Tai Chi. An ancient mind-body exercise from China, Tai Chi is known to relieve stress; to improve balance, agility and flexibility; to increase body awareness; and to bolster overall health and wellbeing. Tai Chi teaches us to respect the body and to feel whole, to move efficiently, and to live in harmony with our surroundings. Gentle yet powerful, this mindful movement practice is a welcome complement to Western exercise and medicine.
Tai Chi for Health Pittsburgh is dedicated to providing and promoting quality Tai Chi programs in the Pittsburgh area. These unique programs, created by the Tai Chi for Health Institute of Sydney, Australia, have reached more than 5 million people world wide Tai Chi for Health Pittsburgh offers ongoing classes in the South Hills and Pittsburgh’s North Side. Newcomers are introduced to Tai Chi through accessible beginner level classes while more experienced students will be motivated by the challenge of advanced classes.
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