Try qi gong with us!

Qi gong literally means “life energy cultivation” – an exercise for body, mind and spirit.

Qi gong teacher Dena Yates

Qi gong teacher Dena Yates

Teacher Dena Yates leads beginning classes starting at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at PEACE Lutheran Church, 828 W. Main St., near downtown. Cost is $4 per class. For more information, call (530) 755-5550 or contact Yates at

Yates also leads the Silver Sneakers at South Yuba Club in Grass Valley and Nevada City, and exercise classes at Atria Senior Living and at Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition, in Grass Valley.

Qi gong is pronounced “chee-gong” and is related to the ancient Chinese martial art of ta’i chi.

For more about activities at PEACE Lutheran Church, click here.