WHY TAI CHI – QI GONG?
Tai Chi is a low impact martial art recommended for older adults because it relaxes the mind and the muscles, and does not require equipment. It can be done sitting or standing by people of any physical condition. Benefits of Tai Chi include, but are not limited to:
* enhance balance and flexibility
* improve circulation, concentration and focus
* increase energy, reduce stress and reduce blood pressure
* improve flexibility, coordination and bone strength
* Kim teaches classes five days each week in fitness centers, 55+ communities, assisted living centers, private homes, churches. Click to view Kim’s ongoing class schedule.
* is a Certified Tai Chi Practitioner by The American Tai Chi and Qigong Association (ATCQA).
* is insured, CPR-certified and continually attends training with professionals in the martial arts and wellness fields.
* is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and a member of the American Senior Fitness Association.
* is passionate about enhancing health, balance and mobility for older adults to live safely at home as long as possible.
* is a Certified Holistic Nutrition Educator, in tune with aging gracefully, balancing physical activity and nutrition.
* donates classes to New Adventures in Learning (NAIL) life-long program and Veterans. Click to view special events.
* is featured on ABC15-Sonoran Living, The Arizona Republic, 202 Magazine, KOY 1230AM-Danny Davis, All-day Energy book, Namasta.com, San Tan Sun News, Sun Lakes Splash and numerous others.
“Tai Chi has been shown to reduce risk of falling between 47and 55 percent.” –Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
“Tai chi is often described as meditation in motion, but it might well be called medication in motion. There is growing evidence that this mind-body practice has value in treating or preventing many health problems.” – Harvard Medical Health Publication
Intro to Qi Gong by Kim Kubsch, Produced by and for EatPlayHug.com – seven minutes