Discover the many health and wellness benefits of Tai Chi including balance, coordination, mindfulness, strength, posture, fall prevention and more in this new class offering at The Meeting Room in River Hill (6330 Trotter Road, Clarksville) beginning on January 7. Instructor Teresa Heitzmann is the Owner/Director of Teresa Heitzmann, MSPT, LLC, since 2011 and brings her expertise and training in physical therapy, Tai Chi for Health and Wellness, Otago Fall Prevention, Yoga & Pilates in Physical Therapy, McKenzie Back Training, Australian Physiotherapy Pilates, Functional Orthopedics, and Neurodevelopmental Training to River Hill twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Tai Chi has been shown to reduce the risk of falls among senior citizens and has been associated with improved memory and cognition.
The twice weekly class will be held from 1-2 p.m. and is geared toward senior citizens. Teresa says, “I have focused on working with my favorite group of people, senior citizens. Their wisdom and experiences fascinate me, as does their determination to work through injuries and age-related changes in order to maintain the highest quality of life possible. I have made it my mission to help them achieve all their goals of living their healthiest and fullest life possible!”
Teresa also provides Physical Therapy services for clients of all ages with an emphasis on working with seniors at her office located at 9170 Rumsey Road, Columbia. Home PT is also available for those clients who are unable to travel to the clinic due to a recent injury, surgery, or physical ability. PT services include treatment for patients recovering from sports injuries, back/neck problems, arthritic changes, medical conditions, surgeries, etc.
To find out further information or to register for the class, visit www.FitforLifePT.org or call 443 799-3119.