Proven Fall Reduction Program Begins Again

Teach your body to keep that stumble from becoming a fall. Mullis Senior Center is working with Instructor Stephanie Prima to offer the beginning level of Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balancethis January. Through clinical trials and studies, this program has proven to reduce risk of falls in older adults by 58% and 67% in people with Parkinson’s.

Stephanie Prima – Contributed photo

Learn to improve reflexes, balance, strength, flexibility, and self-confidence in performing daily activities in this evidence-based fall prevention program using the principles and movements of Tai Chi.

Weight-bearing and non-weight bearing stances, postural alignment, coordinated movements, synchronized breathing and initial assessment testing is included. It also helps cognition, mindfulness, and body awareness.

Julie O., a student in the previous beginning session, has already experienced results, “It works! I was able to get my hands out and stop myself from falling flat on my face!”

Join the FREE Introductory Class, January 11, 1:00pm at Mullis Senior Center to experience for yourself why this program is so effective.

Regular class meets Wednesdays and Fridays, 1-2:00pm beginning January 16. $95 for 14 sessions, and members receive $14 discount (check your newsletter for coupon code.)

This program is tailored, therapeutic, and functional. It has been endorsed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Council on Aging, WA State Dept. of Health, and many others. Enrollment is open now through March 1st, 2019.

Stephanie Prima, owner of Move Into Mindfulness LLC, is a Holistic Health Coach, certified Qigong instructor, and authorized instructor of Tai Ji Quan: Moving For Better Balanceâ (TJQMBB). She teaches classes and works with private clients to help people age with less pain and the energy of a much younger person.

Posted on December 27, 2018 at 8:32 am by

Categories: Health & Wellness, Safety

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