MOB – A Matter of Balance

TAI CHI – Moving for Better Balance

This interactive workshop is designed for seniors who are able to problem solve and are concerned about falling, have fallen in the past, or have restricted their activities because of concerns about falling. 

 

Topics covered include:

  • Evaluate thoughts about falling
  • Improve balance
  • Develop a personal exercise plan to increase strength, balance and flexibility.
  • Correct fall-ty habits
  • Conduct a safety check for the home
  • Exercises to improve promote flexibility
  • Manage the symptoms of depression
  • Reduce fall risk factors

This group program focuses on improving functional abilities, such as balance and physical function, to reduce fall-related risks and frequency, reduce stress, promote serenity through gentle movements — connecting the mind and body. Tai Chi may be done sitting down and is adaptable for those with special needs including people in wheelchairs.

 

These interventions will include warm-up sessions, deep breathing exercises, and 8 forms designed to improve the overall physical condition and regain the body’s center of balance. Tai chi is a graceful form of exercise that's now used for fall prevention, stress reduction and to help with a variety of other health conditions.

 

For a program overview see our MOB Brochure For a program overview see our Tai Chi Brochure
Watch a 16 min. Video About Matter of Balance Watch a Video for a class setting demonstration
Learn more from Faith Fletcher, MOB participant, Coach and Master Trainer  4 Minute Video Watch a video Tai Chi - Moving for Better Balance with Suman - Lesson 1&2
  Watch a video "Chair Tai Chi"

 

For more information please contact Liliana Herrera by phone 561-684-5885 ext. 59237 or email LHerrera@YourADRC.org

 


***Safeguard your home against falls! See our "Fall Prevention Checklist" to learn how!***


 

Balance Exercises

Exercise & Physical Activity 

Flexibility Exercises

Osteroporosis

Prevention

Strength Exercises - Lower Body

Strength Exercises - Upper Body

 

 

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