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Season 1, Episode 33 - Tai Chi (1989)

The Angela Show

Details

Collection:LSA

Genre: Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana General, 1989, 1980s

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued:

Duration: 00:21:41

Subjects: Blood Pressure | Mercy Hospital Wellness Center -- New Orleans, La. | Health and Wellness | Cardiac Health | Exercise

Contributors:

  • Hill, Angela Host
  • Welsh, Jim Interviewee

Description

Host, Angela Hill interviews Jim Welsh, Tai Chi instructor at Mercy Hospital Wellness Center (now Lindy Boggs Medical Center -- permanently closed). They discuss the benefits of slow movement exercises like Tai Chi, its positive impacts on heart health, and the history of Tai Chi as a Chinese practice. A live studio audience is present and takes part in a question and answer session.