Tai Chi introductory course offered

MARQUETTE -An introduction to the practice of Tai Chi will take place on Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., in Marquette.

Tai chi is a mind/body practice developed by Chinese monks in the 8th century A.D. Tai chi is a gentle, slow moving exercise that targets balance, flexibility and health. It has been shown to lower blood pressure, regulate the immune system and lower stress.

There is no cost or fee for this workshop. It is presented as a gift to the community by the Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization that initiates projects and provides services in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment. For more information call 228-5494.