Beginning Tai-Chi and Qigong [F-18-8]
|Location:||SUNY: Maxcy Dance Studio|
|Classes:||8 Sessions 1.0 hours|
|Dates:||Tue 12:00 PM 09/11, 09/18, 09/25, 10/02, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/06|
|Status:||Course Update: NOTE: Beginning Tai-Chi and Qigong will not be meeting on October 9th (the room will not be available that day).
The class includes basic Chinese warm-ups both standing and sitting down, TaiChi meditation, and introduction to the Yang 24 movement short form. Concerns of seniors will be addressed, including balance, leg strength, endurance, relaxing and taking it easy on the joints, and learning how to relax.
Pam March is a certified Tai Chi instructor from the Boston Institute of Kung Fu and Tai Chi. In Fall 2010, Pam received the Leon LeBeau SOARing Educator award in honor of the exceptional and long-lasting impact she has had on the well-being of SOAR members.
NOTE: no class on October 9th (room is NOT available)
NOTES: 1) Beginning students often take two or more semesters of this class before advancing to “Tai-Chi: The Short Form.” 2) Advancing to “Continuing Tai-Chi and Qigong” requires instructor’s permission. 3) Participants should wear loose fitting clothing, soft shoes or socks, and bring a water bottle.