Tai Chi for Rehab

Often described as “the perfect exercise,” this beginner’s class is designed for adults of all ages and physical abilities, including those with arthritis, fibromyalgia, generalized weakness, COPD and cancer. Through gentle, choreographed movements, students improve breathing, strength, posture, balance, mood, concentration, energy, and pain level. Wear comfortable clothing and supportive footwear (flat shoes).

Emerson Hospital Health Center - Westford


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Trudy Goldstein

Trudy Goldstein is a clinical physical therapist at Emerson's Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies and is the primary lecturer for QUEST Seminars. A third degree black belt, Trudy has been practicing and teaching tai chi for over 20 years in the greater Boston area. In 1996, she won the gold medal in the East Asia All Martial Arts United US National Tournament for Tai Chi in her age class. Nationally, she presents tai chi classes to physical and occupational therapists who wish to learn about using tai chi to promote health. She has combined her love of tai chi and physical therapy, to bring together Eastern and Western medicine for the benefit of her students and patients.