The Taoist Tai Chi Association of Costa Rica is offering introductory classes to the internal arts of health beginning Jan. 7 at the Grecia Cultural Center, from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The movements of Tai Chi Taoísta are designed to restore health naturally and maintain good physical, mental and spiritual condition, said the organization. They are slow and harmonious. They incorporate the rotation and the stretching of the spine, equally exercising all parts of the body, while relaxing and soothing the mind.
The practice of Taoist Tai Chi internal arts of health can help alleviate many medical conditions, such as those that result from accidents, stress, chronic or degenerative diseases and many other specific conditions, the organization said.
Benefits include improved circulation, balance and posture, increased strength and flexibility, and stress reduction, it added.
To register for classes in Grecia, those interested can call 8308-9726. To learn more about the benefits of Taoist Tai Chi those interested can consult: www.taoist.org and http://costarica.taoist.org.