Port Orange library offers yoga, tai chi

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Get fit and flexible with ancient Asian practices at the Port Orange Regional Library, 1005 City Center Circle.

Certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads weekly chair yoga classes at 10 a.m. every Monday. This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. It can improve flexibility and is particularly helpful for the elderly and people with disabilities. Eisler instructs Wu tai chi classes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The routine includes joint looseners, breathing exercises, Qigong and form training. This program can help with weight loss, fall prevention, increased bone density, and improved muscle tone and stamina.

Certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads weekly chair yoga classes at 10 a.m. every Monday. This gentle form of yoga is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. It can improve flexibility and is particularly helpful for the elderly and people with disabilities. Eisler instructs Wu tai chi classes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The routine includes joint looseners, breathing exercises, Qigong and form training. This program can help with weight loss, fall prevention, increased bone density, and improved muscle tone and stamina.

The classes are appropriate for beginners through advanced practitioners. Reservations are not required. For more information, call 386-322-5152, option 4.

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