• Introduction:

    Tai Chi is a series of gentle physical movements and stretches that promotes body awareness, physical wellbeing, and mental wellbeing. The program has proven to relieve pain associated with arthritis, improve one’s quality of life, and decrease the risk of falls. The benefits include improvements on balance and coordination, flexibility, and muscular strength.

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Tai Chi is a series of gentle physical movements and stretches that promotes body awareness, physical wellbeing, and mental wellbeing. The program has proven to relieve pain associated with arthritis, improve one’s quality of life, and decrease the risk of falls. The benefits include improvements on balance and coordination, flexibility, and muscular strength.

Tai Chi Workshop
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Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention will be launching a 1- hour tai chi for arthritis workshop.

Since our program is through the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) there are some requirements that need to be met.

  • Participants Must attend the first class before attending the follow session.
  • Participants must be 50+ unless diagnosed with arthritis, a Montgomery County resident, & diagnosed with arthritis or at risk of falling.
  • Must Complete a Participant info. form (Pre-Survey) before class begins and Post-survey at the end. If individuals need help filling out a survey that can be directed to the assigned instructor.
  • Waiver will also need to be signed before class begins.

*Registration is for ages 50+ unless diagnosed with arthritis

For questions or more information, email Moses Kamanzi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Call (937) 225-4298.

Join our waiting list to enter our next sessions

Waivers

Tai Chi Participation Waivers

Types of Arthritis

Types of Arthritis

The following is a list of arthritis and related conditions considered to be types of arthritis. For more information about each type of arthritis, visit arthritis.org.

  • Myositis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Adult-onset Still’s Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Behcet’s Disease
  • Pagets
  • Bursitis
  • Palindromic Rheumatism
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Pediatric Rheumatic Diseases
  • Chondromalacia Patella
  • Pediatric SLE
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Pseudogout
  • Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic syndromes
  • Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • Developmental-Dysplasia of Hip
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Ehlers-Danlos
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Familia Mediterranean Fever
  • Reiter’s Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Fifth Disease
  • Rheumatism
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Gout
  • Scleroderma
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Spondyloarthritis (SpA)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (sJIA)
  • Juvenile Scleroderma
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Lupus
  • Tendinitis
  • Lupus in Children & Teens
  • Vasculitis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Wegener’s Granulomatosis