Beginning Tai-Chi and Qigong [S-18-7]
|Location:||SUNY: Maxcy Dance Studio|
|Classes:||7 Sessions 1.0 hours|
|Dates:||Tue 12:00 PM 04/03, 04/10, 04/17, 04/24, 05/01, 05/08, 05/15|
The class includes basic Chinese warm-ups (both standing and sitting), Tai Chi meditation, a Qigong form, and an introduction to the Yang 24 movement short form. Concerns of seniors are addressed through work on balance, leg strength, and endurance, as well as learning how to take it easy on the joints and 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.
NOTES: 1) Beginning students often take two or more semesters of this class before advancing to “Tai-Chi: The Short Form”; 2) Participants should wear loose fitting clothing, soft shoes or socks, and bring a water bottle.