Tai chi classes on tap in Ontario for age 60-up

Free tai chi classes for seniors will be offered at the Malheur Council on Aging. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

ONTARIO – A free tai chi class specifically developed for seniors is returning to the Malheur Council on Aging starting Feb. 24. Tai chi is a gentle form of martial arts.

The class at the Ontario nonprofit, 842 S.E. First Ave., targets adults age 60 and over and is designed to prevent falls. Classes will focus on improving balance, increasing mobility and reducing pain.

“As we age, falls within the home and . . .