Health Briefs Feb. 10 |

Health Briefs Feb. 10

Able Bodies Gym will begin a 10-week course on Tai Chi in 40 Patterns Feb. 18.

The class will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays through April 22. Cost is $125 and space is limited.

Senior Tai Chi practitioner Sensei Kevin Milburn will teach the ancient training system that enhances balance, coordination, concentration, health and well-being through stances, postures, movement and breathing techniques.

No uniforms, belts or special equipment are needed. For more information or to register, call the gym at 775-745-6163 or Milburn at 775-720-0421. The Able Bodies Gym is located at 55 E. Winnie Ln.

A free presentation on parenting parents features Valeri Wood, a licensed clinical social worker for St. Mary’s Hospital, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church. Wood’s talk is designed to provide strategic answers on how to strengthen the bond between adult children and parent’s needing constant care.

All are welcome, not just caregivers. The caregivers support group meets every first and third Thursday of the month at St. Peter’s. Call Deb Cash at 887-8846 or St. Peter’s Epsicopal Church 882-1534 for details.