Studying Tai Chi for more than 18 years, Marsha is focusing her practice on students of all ages with arthritis, balance, stress, flexibility and range of motion issues. She is registered with the Arthritis Foundation – Northern & Southern New England Chapter, and is a member of the Tai Chi for Health Community. Her experience includes working with active seniors at several recreation and senior living communities as well as in medical settings.
She has studied advanced taiji applications and other martial arts including xingyiquan, bagua, and some weapons forms under Paul Mahoney of Great Bay Tai Chi. She has attended seminars with Ramel Rones, Mind-Body Consultant for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Tufts Medical School and Ken Cohen, well known Qigong scholar. She is certified as a Chi Fit Instructor from Zen Wellness under Master Michael Leone of Phoenix AZ.
Marsha is a Senior Trainer certified to teach Sun Style Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Diabetes, and Tai Chi for Fall Prevention programs developed by Dr. Paul Lam, MD. Dr. Paul Lam, a family physician based in Sydney, Australia, is a world leader in the field of Tai Chi for health improvement and researcher in tai chi applications for arthritis.
For more advanced students Marsha teaches the Simplified 24 Form and the Traditional Yang Long Form (108 Form) and several healing Qigong sets. She is available for private lessons and demonstrations.