Tai Chi/Qigong to be offered in Pahala

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New dates available for classes –


Dr. Myrtle Miyamura is a dentist and tai chi teacher. She practices and teaches Medical Qigong and is a Certified Instructor for the Tai Chi for Health Institute’s Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Diabetes, and Tai Chi for Rehabilitation programs here in Hilo.

She has presented information on teeth and gum care for diabetics at Hui Malama Ola Na Oiwi, the Akaka Falls Lions Diabetes Conference, and the Senior Learning Lecture series.

She has given presentations on Medical Qigong as part of a required course on Alternative and Complementary Medicine at the Daniel K. Inouye School of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

She has also conducted interactive presentations on Tai Chi and Fall Prevention for the Hawaii State Rural Health Association, the Hawaii Island Rural Health Association, Ka’u Rural Health Community Association, Life Care Center of Hilo and Daniel K. Inouye School of Pharmacy health fairs.

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