Tai Chi can positively influence the rest of your life. The flowing movement Chinese martial art form boosts immunity and improves muscle strength, balance, and flexibility while reducing stress and lowering blood pressure. Beginner classes meet Fridays, 10-11am, at Christ Lutheran Church, 701 N. Indiana Ave. Pay $7 at the door. A class is also available in Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave. on Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30am, cost $7. Call Susan 941•416•1943 or Nancy 941•492•2167 for more information. Pictured here are instructors Susan Brown (left) and Nancy Dellamura (right).