I am a living testimonial that Taoist Tai Chi® arts is a lifestyle practice that everyone can benefit from, regardless of age and physical challenges. Here’s my story.
Ten years ago I was in my 50s and enjoying my second adolescence of activity. I ran, swam, cycled and competed in age group triathlons. It was wonderful! I felt I was in total control of my body and fitness.
Then my life fell apart. It started when I had no feeling on my left side and could not pick up my foot. After two year of medical tests, it was determined that I had a neurological condition. Multiple Sclerosis. I had dozens of lesions on my brain! I was devastated and felt like I had lost my life of exercise, training and activity.
Then someone encouraged me to try Taoist Tai Chi® arts …
Guesna Dohrman is a retired mathematics professor at Tallahassee Community College.