Do something special for yourself in the new year. Reduce stress, improve balance, gain strength and flexibility through a Tai Chi/Qigong class, starting Thursday, January 9, at Crossroads United Methodist Church.
All ages and genders are welcome in the class, which will run from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. Thursdays for eight weeks at the church, corner of Haslett and Zimmer roads east of Haslett and north of Williamston.
Attire is comfortable clothing and shoes, with no special equipment. People will be welcome to sit for any period of time as the class is adaptable and modifiable. Those who register for the first time are strongly urged to attend at least the first two sessions to obtain a good overview of the instructions and goals.
Instructor will be Jann Nestell of Williamston, a physical therapist for 40 years and an Applied Medical Qigong Healing Practitioner also certified in Tai Chi for arthritis and diabetes. Ms. Nestell taught at the Parkwood YMCA in Haslett and currently teaches privately and with the Playmakers Women’s 5k training group.
Cost of the class is $10 per session, for only those classes you attend. To register, contact the church at 517/655-1466, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or see the website, www.umccrossroads.com.