Chinese Health Day in Tucson, April 4th
Chinese medicine • free health screenings • healthy food demonstrations • food tasting • martial arts • music and dance performances • games • Lion Dance • fashion show • and lots more!
Chinese Health Day<http://confucius.arizona.edu/events/2015-chinese-health-day> is Saturday, April 4th on the University of Arizona Mall in Tucson from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual event is organized and hosted by the Confucius Institute at the University of Arizona (CIUA) and sponsored by Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health<http://www.publichealth.arizona.edu/>.
The free event includes information-sharing on health services, health assessments and screening, Chinese massage, hands-on training of CPR, healthy lifestyle games and demonstrations, performances of Chinese martial arts, music and dance, and introductions to Traditional Chinese Medicine. A healthy Chinese food preparation show and Chinese food tasting are new highlights of this event. A traditional Chinese Lion Dance, fashion show, calligraphy exhibition, tips on taking photos of martial arts customs and Easter egg paining with Chinese characters are some examples of exciting activities that will be featured.
Zhao Chen, a professor at the UA Zuckerman College of Public Health and co-director of the CIUA, has noticed more K-12 students and community members learning Chinese.
“I see growing interest in Chinese medicine and martial arts for optimal health. The Confucius Institute is very glad to share Chinese wellness culture and practice with the Tucson community. It is a fun day for people of all ages to enjoy the beautiful Tucson spring and to experience health promotion activities.”
“The Confucius Institute has designed Chinese Health Day to appeal to as many constituencies as possible. We are extremely happy to have many partners joining us to present health exhibitions, lectures, interactive activities and performances. We believe that everyone will find something to captivate their attention and expand their horizons at the events and performances which range from music to taiji,” said John Olsen, regents’ professor of anthropology and CIUA co-director.
Contact: Larry Lang, (520) 626-5124, email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>