Tai chi instructor Karen Fischer, center, guides a class through the steps of the ancient Chinese martial art Tuesday at Willmar Community Center. Also pictured is Cordy Jeremiason, left, and Jean Opitz. Fischer, who works with the Atwater Living at Home Block Nurse Program, teaches older adults how to harness tai chi to benefit their overall health. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Tai chi class helps older adults with flexibility, balance, inner harmony
Bodies turn and arms unfold in slow, fluid movements as Karen Fischer leads a class at the Willmar Community Center through the disciplined steps of tai chi.
"Step to the right. Arms out. Palms out," Fischer intones. "Turn. Leg in. Turn. Leg out."
Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.