Chen Tai Chi
Location: AOMA Mind-Body Center 4701 West Gate Blvd Austin, TX 78745
From: September 26, 2015 at 10:30am to: Monday, October 26, 2015 at 11:15am
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September 28th - October 26th, Mondays 10:30-11:15am
Location: AOMA Mind-Body Center, 4701 West Gate Blvd Austin, TX 78745.Map and Directions
Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art that can yield amazing health benefits. Tai Chi centers on training with slow, graceful, and circular movements that utilize strength in the core to build balance and inner strength. There are 5 styles of Tai Chi, the oldest being Chen Tai Chi. There are 74 forms, or a sequence of standard movements, of Chen Tai Chi. There are 74 forms, or a sequence of standard movements, of Chen Tai Chi. Most people practice Tai Chi for its meditative and internal aspect with the goal of maintaining a good flow of a person’s Chi, or one’s Life Flow, which is believed in Chinese Medicine to greatly influence one’s health.
This is a 45 minute course where students will start with a 20 minute warmup followed by an introduction to Tai Chi form 8. Form 8 is always the precursor to every other form. The class will then continuing into form 21, and will end with a demonstration of several Tai Chi self-defense techniques.