“Listen to the inner vibration of who you are and rejoice in its music.”

“In all of your movement you are carrying your heart within you.”

Makio Nishida

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a martial art with its roots in China. Its movements are structured, smooth, even, slow, and continuous. The practice promotes calmness, lightness, slowness, exactness and perseverance. It can be practiced for health purposes, as a defense system, or a way to focus and calm the mind.

Tai Chi practice relaxes the body and focuses the mind. Tai Chi movement is performed slowly–accentuating intention and precision of motion. Mentally and spiritually, the practice of Tai Chi improves awareness and confidence. Physically, Tai Chi practice brings about constant improvement in balance, coordination, agility, flexibility, sensitivity and strength.

The practice of Tai Chi has been shown to significantly improve a practitioner's strength, balance, and cardiovascular function and effectiveness. Other recognized benefits of Tai Chi are improved quality of sleep, improved digestive and cognitive functions, stress reduction and prevention of arthritis or osteoporosis.

Each Tai Chi class includes Qi Gong meditation exercises. Qi Gong, spelled Chi Kung or Qi Gung, is an ancient Chinese art of increasing the internal chi energy within the body. It is the development of an internal power to improve health, maintain youthfulness and perfect mental powers. It is called an internal aerobics. It is said to build the immune system, balance hormones, eliminate toxins, strengthen the bone structure, improve circulation, and open the joints.

Qi Gong

Class Schedule

Monday  6:00–7:00pm Beginning Tai Chi
   6:30–7:30pm Advanced Tai Chi
Wednesday 12:00–1:00pm General (beginner and advanced)
   6:00–7:00pm Beginning Tai Chi
   6:30–7:30pm Advanced Tai Chi
Friday 12:00–1:00pm General (beginner and advanced)
   6:30–7:30pm General (beginner and advanced)
Saturday 10:00–11:00am Beginning Tai Chi
10:30–11:30am Advanced Tai Chi

Fees

Annual enrollment fee $150.00 per student
Unlimited classes for 1 martial art form $105.00 monthly
Addtional family member $80.00 monthly + annual enrollment fee $150.00
Two martial art forms $160.00 monthly
Schedule/pricing subject to change