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“The art of Tai Chi is easily adapted for anyone, from the most fit to those in wheelchairs,” said Tom Melia, Tai Chi Instructor at the Boonshoft Museum. “It is very safe and it’s easy to get started!”
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Tai Chi is a low-impact, ancient Chinese physical exercise that has been shown to decrease stress. The practice keeps the body in constant, self-paced slow motion that helps increase flexibility and balance. Slow motion is the hallmark of the sloth, who are notorious for taking life at their own pace, according to a Boonshoft press release.
Patience the Sloth, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery resident and Tai Chi instructor. CONTRIBUTED
WANT TO GO?
WHAT: Sloth Tai Chi
WHEN: 6 p.m.- 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 & Aug. 7, Oct. 2, Dec. 4
WHERE: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 Deweese Pkwy., Dayton