Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance (TJQMBB) is an exercise program to improve strength, balance, mobility and daily functioning, as well as prevent falls in older adults and individuals with balance disorders.
Through the workshop, participants will see improvements in:
- Postural stability;
- Awareness and mindful control of body position in space (to prevent falling);
- Functional walking;
- Movement symmetry and coordination;
- Range of motion around the ankle and hip joints;
- Lower extremity muscle strength
TJQMBB is offered in community settings to groups of 8-15 people. Workshops are taught twice weekly for 60 minute sessions for 12 weeks.