Tai Chi (Tai Ji Quan): Moving for Better Balance was developed by a team of researchers at the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) under grants from the U.S. government. This program is rated by the HHS Administration on Community Living as Top Tier among evidence-based prevention programs.
With consistent practice, it has proven effective in decreasing
• the number of falls
• the risk of falling
• fear of falling
It has has also improved
• functional balance
• physical performance
Heart of Ida offers several classes in the community:
Long Beach Senior Center – 1150 E 4th St., Second floor
Tuesdays, 10 – 11 a.m.
Houghton Community Center – 6301 Myrtle Ave.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:15 – 12:15
Rose Park Neighborhood – Rose Park at 8th & Orizaba
Tuesdays: 8:15 – 9:15am
Spring/Summer/Fall session: May 1 – November 30.
Winter session: February 1 – April 30. UMS Church at 8th & Obispo.
Long Beach Public Library Bach Branch – 4055 Bellflower Blvd.