OHAI is starting two new classes held at the Grove Public Library in the new year.

Tai Chi for Better Balance Classes Coming to the Area

The Grove Public Library and The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Northeast Center of Healthy Aging will be providing the Tai Chi for Better Balance Program. The classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00 pm beginning January 7 through March 26, 2020 at the Grove Public Library located at 1140 NEO Loop in Grove.

Tai Chi for Better Balance is designed to fit the interest and needs of older adults who want to maintain their quality of life and help alleviate pain and increase their balance. The movements of Tai Chi help seniors reduce stress, increase balance and flexibility. Participants learn relaxation to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. Tai Chi for Better Balance is for people at all levels of mobility and can be done while sitting.

Instructors provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. OHAI serves all individuals who are eligible for its programs without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age or disability.

To receive additional information or for reservation in the classes, please call Devon Murray at OHAI’s Northeast Center of Healthy Aging toll free: (888) 616-8161.

Free Staying Active & Independent for Life Class Coming to the Area

The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) Northeast Center of Healthy Aging will be providing Staying Active and Independent for Life.

Staying Active and Independent for Life (S.A.I.L.) is a program specifically designed for people 65 years or older to help improve balance and mobility; reducing the risk of fall and improving the quality of life. Each class can be tailored to fit individual need and are perfect for any fitness level. This class includes aerobics, balance exercises, strength training and stretching exercises.

Class will begin at the Grove Public Library located at 1140 NEO Loop in Grove beginning on Tuesday, January 7 at 1:00 p.m. and will continue twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through March 26, 2020. Instructors are provided by OHAI, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Oklahoma.

OHAI serves all individuals who are eligible for its programs without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age or disability.

To receive additional information or to reserve your spot in the classes please call, Devon Murray, Education Director with OHAI’s Northeast Center of Healthy Aging at (888) 616-8161.