9-week Heaven Man Earth Taiji class taught by Mark Thompson
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This introductory 9-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.
February 24th - April 20th, 2020
Castle Hill Fitness Lamar (North Building)
1112 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78703
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Traditionally, Taiji was taught in nature. This opportunity will allow you to tune in to Nature's signal. We will refine and test some of the resilience principles you will learn about in class.
With its gentle strength, Tai Chi moves us closer to feeling more alive and gives us the ability to realize our greater human potential.
Form and Push Hands Classes:
- Sundays 9:30-10:30 at Pease Park at the basketball courts