Moya Mateer, aged 97, has dedicated an astounding 35 years of her life to volunteering, particularly in founding and leading Tai Chi for Health sessions. Her motivation stems from a desire to share the health benefits of Tai Chi with her community.

For Moya, volunteering has been a source of purpose and fulfillment, giving her a reason to get up every morning and help others improve their wellbeing.

Through her volunteer work, Moya has encountered countless individuals who have left a lasting impression on her. She has witnessed firsthand the transformative power of Tai Chi in boosting confidence and fostering a sense of belonging among participants.

Moya’s advice to aspiring volunteers is simple: embrace the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. By offering support, guidance, and a welcoming environment, volunteers can truly impact their communities and find meaning in their own lives.

In reflecting on her volunteer journey, Moya describes it as having made her life worthwhile, as she continues to make a positive difference in the lives of others through Tai Chi.