Tai Ji Quan:

Moving for Better Balance

Program Summary:


This program is based around 8 Tai Chi forms that emphasize weight shifting, postural alignment, and coordinated movements. Synchronized breathing aligned with Tai Chi movements is integrated into the movement routine. This program is designed for older adults who have no ambulatory problems. It can also be done while seated in a chair.

Class Structure:

Classes are 1 hour and meet 2-3 times a week

The program is designed and most beneficial when offered for 24 weeks. However, a minimum of 12 weeks is required.

Each Tai Chi class will consist of:

  • General warm up activities

  • Core Tai Chi movements

  • Cool-down exercises

  • Materials Required: There is no equipment required for this program.

  • Class Size: 10-15 people


SVHAP assists qualified agencies to offer the Tai Ji Quan program and train certified coaches. To learn more about bringing a Tai Ji Quan; Moving for Better Balance class to your organization, please Contact Us for additional information.

Find a Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance Class Near You

Partners and Sponsors:

  • AACI

  • The Health Trust

  • City of Sunnyvale

  • City of San Jose

  • Stanford Health Care

  • San Jose State University

Silicon Valley Healthy Aging Partnership


Phone Number: (408) 730-7356

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