8-week Heaven Man Earth Tai Chi class taught by Mark Thompson
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This introductory 8-week class will offer traditional Yang style as taught by Sifu Adam Mizner. Offering a genuine path of transformation that creates profound resilience of body and mind course work will include:
Introduction to the solo form, joint opening exercises, neigong (internal meditation methods to develop tai chi skills) and push hands
Exploration of the Harvard Medical School’s eight medically active ingredients of Taiji
Development of a Taiji body-mind including better balance, enhanced immune system, improved sleep and overall wellness.
Benefits of Taiji Chuan
- Improves balance, coordination, and flexibility
- Promotes correct posture alignment and efficient use of muscles
- Improves concentration
- Strengthens the immune system
- Lowers blood pressure
- Increases bone mass
- Enhances breath capacity without cardiovascular stress
- Teaches stress management skills
- Teaches basic self-defense and conflict resolution strategies
Taiji Chuan is an ancient system of exercise, meditation, and martial art that unites mind and body: a therapeutic exercise to cultivate and re-educate the body and mind, a meditation to cultivate the spirit, a martial art to cultivate harmonious relationships with others.
The basic practice, or form, comprises 37 movements executed in a slow, relaxed, and fluid manner.
October 18th-December 15th (except for Thanksgiving weekend)
Edward Rendon Park (Across from RBJ Public Health Center)
Austin, Texas 78702