Tai Chi For Cancer Survivors
Studies have shown that tai chi improves quality of life, balance, agility, flexibility and muscle tone in cancer survivors. It may also help reduce fatigue, anxiety, depression and stress. Safe for all fitness levels.
About This Class
Described as meditation in motion, tai chi is a series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. The Ocean of Light Program is a holistic approach to well-being. It is centered around a simple form of tai chi that incorporates movement, meditation, and discussion. This class is safe for cancer survivors at all stages of treatment and regardless of fitness level.
What to Bring
Please bring a water bottle to each class. Be sure to dress in comfortable clothes.
Participants must be medically cleared by a physician to participate in a tai chi class. You do not need to provide a note - just have a conversation with your doctor before attending the class.
Attendance, Registration, and Payment
This class is open to all cancer survivors. Attendance is free. No registration is required.
Directions, Parking & Maps
The Dr. David A. Baggish Conference Center is located on the first floor of the the Bengtson-Wood Building, which is the brick building across from the main lobby entrance to Middlesex Hospital. Following signs for the Bengtson-Wood Building, use the brick steps to enter the building, then turn left to access the conference room.
Middlesex Hospital offers a large, free parking lot that is accessible from Crescent St. or from South Main St.
*Please note that Crescent St. is one-way. You MUST enter Crescent St. from South Main St. You CANNOT turn onto Crescent St. from Main St. Extension, which runs between One MacDonough Place and the Emergency Department.