MSU Extension Offers Tai Chi for Diabetes Online for Free

Michigan State University Extension once more is offering Tai Chi for Diabetes, a tai chi set specifically designed by Dr. Paul Lam, a retired family physician and tai chi master.

Dr. Lam led a team of tai chi and medical specialists to create this program with special features that make it easy to learn and is designed to prevent and improve the control of diabetes. The program will help minimize the risk of complications of diabetes by improving heart/lung function, muscular strength, flexibility, balance, and stress reduction. The Tai Chi for Diabetes program is based on Sun and Yang style tai chi and incorporates basic/advanced moves, warm-up, wind down, and Qigong breathing exercises. For people with or without diabetes, Tai Chi for Diabetes is a good way to start your journey to better health. It is an enjoyable and safe set of forms which delivers many health benefits.

MSU Extension is offering Tai Chi for Diabetes each Monday starting March 14 and going through May 9th, 1:00 p.m. CT/ 2:00 p.m. ET via zoom. This online series is led by a certified instructor of Tai Chi for Diabetes and is free to all participants. Participants will need to register and space is limited. To register go to :

You will need video and audio capabilities on your computer/laptop/tablet.

If you have questions or need help to register call or email Anita Carter /906-360-9732.

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