If you’re someone who could do with an energy boost at the start of the week then Tai Chi may be for you.
This slow moving holistic exercise has gained a huge rise in popularity in Fermoy these last few months and local instructor Frank Murphy is now offering Monday morning classes at the Fermoy Community Youth Centre. This convenient form of exercise benefits mind and body as well as improving your overall health and longevity.
According to Frank, Tai Chi improves joint mobility, greatly improves health, and strengthens the immune system as well as produce a lovely calming effect.
Scientific studies have confirmed that with continued daily practise it has amazing effect on conditions such as low bone density, heart disease, hypertension, Parkinson’s disease, insomnia and anyone prone to loss of balance. It’s also non competitive, does not require any equipment and you work at your own pace.
“Getting rid of the Monday morning blues will be so easy with Tai Chi” according to Frank a former world Taekwon-Do champion who got into the art to improve his flexibility and manage his own arthritic pain. He is now one of the few Instructors in Ireland who is qualified under the world famous Dr. Paul Lam an Australian family doctor whose work is recognised and endorsed by Arthritis Care UK and the USA.
You can learn this incredible exercise at Fermoy Community Youth Centre, Ashe Quay. New classes start on Monday mornings at 11am. Limited spaces available. To book your place call Frank on 087 2704478 or visit www.taichiclassescork.com.
Press Release from The Avondhu 13.02.2014