Tai Chi for All provides improves health and quality of life for everyone

Kevin PowellCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s Lifelong Recreation Division offers participants a simple movement fitness class.

Tai Chi for All brings basic and simple body movements that any participant can do to help improve overall health and quality of life. Participants may stand or sit throughout the class. The Arthritis Foundation of America, Centers for Disease Control and the Prevention and Administration on Aging each recommend this program as meeting standards for health programming. This class is open to participants 20 years-old and older.

Tai Chi for All is being held 11:15 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 19-28, at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. Cost is $12 per person.

This program requires face coverings being worn at all times and are following COVID-19 safety guidelines, which can be found at https://assets.lawrenceks.org/assets/lprd/covid/fitnessmartialarts.pdf.

Conditions will be continuously monitored and reviewed in consultation with public health professionals. Status updates will continue to be updated every Thursday to indicate the current risk level using green, yellow, orange or red based on the number of new cases, trends and percentage of positive COVID-19 test to mirror Lawrence-Douglas County Health’s recommendations being used for the Smart and Safe School Reopening Guidelines and Status for county schools. Individuals may find the current status by visiting the department website or the department social media platforms, Twitter and Facebook. To find out more information on the gating criteria, please visit: https://lawks.us/3bHgFoJ.

Register online at http://lprd.org/activity?n=127502.

Enrollment can also be done at the following Parks and Recreation facilities:
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, Parks and Recreation Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Dr.
10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, Sunday, Community Building, 115 W. 11th St.
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Ln.
9 a.m.–noon Tuesday–Friday, 1–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St.
Noon–5 p.m. Monday–Friday, Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St.
9 a.m.–noon Monday–Friday, East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St.

For more information, please contact Gayle Sigurdson, recreation programmer, gsigurdson@lawrenceks.org, (785) 832-7909.