Free Tai Chi Class 
to be offered by Rep Wong at the House

Saturday, September 11th, 11 a.m.


The Colonel James Hartshorne House Association and Mass. Representative Donald Wong invite the public to join in a relaxing Tai Chi class in front of the Hartshorne House.


Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of low-impact exercise, often described as moving meditation.  Tai Chi’s series of slow, focused movements can help reduce stress and anxiety while helping to increase flexibility and balance.


Representative Donald H. Wong (9th Essex), has taught Tai Chi and Qigong all over the world, and has generously volunteered to lead a class on the beautiful grounds of Wakefield’s Hartshorne House.  


This free class is co-sponsored by the Hartshorne House Association, Cervizzi’s Martial Arts, Asian American Cultural Center/Qi Farm, and WIN Waste Innovations,  Free will donations will be welcome and will benefit the ongoing maintenance of the Hartshorne House.


The Hartshorne House, with a small section dating to 1681 and strong Revolutionary War period associations, is Wakefield’s oldest public building and is maintained and preserved by the nonprofit Hartshorne House Association.  More information about the House is available on the organization’s website,


The class is best suited to adults and kids 8 and older.  Please wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.  Bring water, sunscreen and insect repellent.  Inclement weather will cancel the event.  


The program will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday September 11th at the Hartshorne House, 41 Church Street, Wakefield.