Sarasota Herald Tribune writer Barbara Peter Smith shares information on a study funded by the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute in Tampa, in which researchers found that eight months of practicing tai chi led to brain growth and cognitive improvement for a group of Chinese subjects — clearly better results than for engaging in stimulating conversation, walking or doing nothing at all.To read more click here. Tai Chi classes are offered at Senior Friendship Centers in Sarasota on Fridays at 10 a.m. in the Center for Healthy Aging. For information, call 941 556.3214.
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