Chi Taster Day' raises £400 for Burnham Community Centre
of Burnham-On-Sea residents took part in a Tai Chi taster day
on Saturday (April 24th).
50 people of all ages flexed and stretched themselves at the event
in Burnham Community Centre, which also included displays on holistic
therapy and reflexology.
successful event - held
to mark the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day - was jointly
organised by the Burnham's Bubbling Springs Tai Chi group and
the town's Womens Institute.
Cheryl Mountford from Bubbling Springs told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The afternoon went really well - but not without a lot of
hard work by everyone involved. We raised just over £400,
which will go to the Friends of the Community Centre."
"It is the first World Tai Chi and Qigong day I have organised.
It was founded by Bill Douglas in the States and has been running
since 1999 - the same year I started teaching tai chi!"
exercised their way to cash for Burnham Community Centre
Brooks and Belinda Marks displayed holistic therapy
Cleverly's reflexology demonstration was enjoyed by this volunteer!