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Course Description

ONLINE: T'ai chi (taijiquan/t’ai chi ch’uan) is a Chinese moving meditation, martial art and health exercise. Based on slow, continuous whole-body movement, it increases energy, well-being and mental, emotional and physical balance. Research has verified its benefits, and medical professionals endorse it for numerous conditions, including arthritis, balance difficulties, Parkinson's disease and fibromyalgia. It requires no special space or equipment and encourages a joyful, reflective approach to daily life. In this experiential course, you will gain proficiency with principles and movements through the Starlight routine from the traditional Wu Hao style. Both beginners and experienced students are welcome. The instructor teaches with playful humor, clear description, demonstration using front and rear views, and handouts. He focuses on the big picture and on details such as footwork, and answers questions during breaks. Video recordings allow for independent practice between classes. | Active Skill Learning.

Max enrollment: 200.

Class sessions are recorded.

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Section Title
T'ai Chi: Mindfulness in Motion
Type
Online - Zoom
Days
Th
Time
9:00AM to 10:15AM
Dates
Feb 02, 2023 to Apr 06, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.5
Delivery Options
Virtual Classroom  
Course Fees
Instructors
Section Notes

Class sessions are recorded.

: Jou's book will be referenced in the course, but not assigned reading. In addition, the instructor will provide handouts via email.

Recommended reading:
Jou, Tsung Hwa, "The Dao of Taijiquan: Way to Rejuvenation" (9780692034057)

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