Taijiquan (Tai Chi) - Level 1 Daytime
with Michael Shunney
This course offers an introduction to playing the ancient art of cultivating and storing internal energy through slow, non-impact movements and relaxed deep breathing. Western research has shown improvements in heart, bone and muscle strength, as well as marked reduction in the effects of stress and an improvement in overall balance, through the regular practice of Taijiquan. We will explore the movements of the first section of the Traditional Yang style long form and some related Qigong health exercises. Registration $120. 15 weeks 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Begins Tues 1/24 Midcoast Recreation Center Mike Shunney is the Director of Inner Works Taijiquan and Qigong in Rockland - http://www.InnerWorksCenter.com . Mike is privileged to be recognized by the First family of Taijiquan in China, the Yang Family, as qualified to teach their system of Traditional Yang Family Taijiquan, which includes Qigong, Taijiquan, Taiji Jian (sword), Taiji Dao (broadsword), Taiji Qiang (spear/staff), and two-person play. He is the first person in Maine to hold that honor.
Tue for 15 weeks from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
535 West St. (Rt. 90)
Rockport, ME 04856 Get directions