Tai Chi Basics
The practice of Tai Chi consists of slow, circular movements coordinating the entire body. Students will learn the rudiments of Tai Chi form to improve concentration, relaxation abilities, and body awareness. The class starts with gentle warm up with a short period of standing to increase stamina followed by Tai Chi formwork.
T'ai Chi Chih Intro
This form of Tai Chi is a moving meditation consisting of 19 simple movements, that can be practiced at any age to reduce stress, promote serenity, and improve balance. Each move is done in a series of slow, sustained repetitions. It is not a martial art. Rather, it is a moving meditation for gathering, circulating, and balancing one's intrinsic energy, or Chi. This 8-week course is taught in a progression with the introduction of new moves each week, building upon the principles covered the week before. Regular attendance is encouraged.
Continuing T'ai Chi Chih
This course involves further study of each of the 19 T'ai Chi Chih moves. Concentration is on employing the "6 Principles of How to Move" in one's practice of the form.