Time to relax!

We’ve noticed on several occasions this summer, that people are doing Tai Chi in the park just outside of the library.  There is a nice area in front of the Cenotaph where a group of seniors likes to gather for an hour of the slow and relaxing sport known as Tai Chi.

(Sorry about the tree!)

Here in Carleton Place, we have one official Tai Chi society, which falls under the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Canada.  You can see when they have sessions and workshops, find out about health benefits and register for one of their courses.

If you’d like more information about tai chi before trying it out, we have lots of books at the library on the subject, including:

If you’d like to try a bit of tai chi in your own home, there are plenty of videos on YouTube that show each movement, step-by-step.  Like this:

Hopefully, the nice weather will continue so that we’ll be able to watch our locals practice on a regular basis.  Although it is so beautiful to watch, we might not get much work done!

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