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Beginners Tai Chi

Beginners Tai Chi


Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 3:30p - 5:00p
Location: Resilient Living Center | Movement Studio
Facilitator: Shannon Kiley
Cost: Members $440 | Non-Members $550 |OR $20/class

Designed for: Individuals experiencing mild to moderate disability
Open to: Individuals experiencing mild disability or newly diagnosed

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Program Description: 

The practice of Tai Chi has widely known and well-researched benefits for the body and mind. Studies show improvements in cognition and an increase in balance and fall reduction for participants who practice this gentle flowing sequence of movements. Join this small group program designed with adaptations specific to meeting the movement challenges experienced in aging and aging with cognitive change. This program is a fun and social way to connect with others and is perfect as a couple’s experience together. 

If you or someone you love wants to: 

- Improve balance

- Increase body and mind coordination

- Build confidence

- Stimulate your brain
- Reduce stress

Facilitator Biography

Shannon Kiley | LiveWell Faculty
Shannon brings together diverse bodies of knowledge and experience into her practice as a master’s level board certified music therapist. Shannon offers both music and movement groups at LiveWell as opportunities to play with "life source energy". Her clinical work has brought her to a wide variety of settings including hospitals, schools, homes, rehabilitation centers, hospices and residential living communities.

Shannon is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist musician, songwriter, and music producer, releasing music under the moniker Olive Tiger. She views the creative process and the recording studio as a call to growth and courage, and loves supporting others in that experience.  Shannon began practicing tai chi in 2008 with the Taoist Tai Chi Society and remains a lifelong student of meditative movement. She cultivates regular yoga and mindfulness practices and loves to read and walk.

Tuesday, February 13, 2024, 3:30 PM until Thursday, April 18, 2024, 5:00 PM
Resilient Living Center | Movement Studio
1261 South Main Street
Southington, CT  06479

Additional Info:
Resource Coordinator(s):
Peggy Johns
860.628.3004 (p)
Kristina Tighe
860.628.3053 (p)
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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Beginners Tai Chi | Whole Semester
One Class Pass

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