Ai Chi exercise classes for arthritis and fall prevention will begin  Tuesday, July 9, in the gym at Holy Family Parish.

Classes will run from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays for eight weeks.

Tai Chi helps participants improve their strength and balance.

Alison J. Swartz, of Herkimer County HelathNet, and Jackie Murphy, of the Herkimer County Office for the Aging, will be the instructors.

There is a limit of 25 participants. Call the Office for the Aging at 315-867-1371 to sign up.