Qigong, Tai Chi and Yoga

Qigong, Tai Chi and Yoga

Gentle Yoga for Every Body – Suzan

11  Mondays, September 11 – November 27, 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., $110

Yoga offers participants a gentle, full-body stretch and, through self-awareness, fosters improvements in posture, while increasing balance, flexibility, strength and stamina. Yoga is also known to decrease stress, muscle tension, and blood pressure. Proper breathing techniques promote health in all body systems. This is a chair-based yoga.

Align & Flow Yoga – Open Level Class – Susan

11 Mondays, September 11 – November 27,  9:45 a.m., $132

This system of Hatha Yoga utilizes principles of alignment that, when learned and practiced, allow for ease of movement on and off the mat. Practicing yoga becomes an art form and the alignment principles provide the basis for a deeper opening of the mind, body and heart. Bring a mat.

Qigong – Bill

11 Mondays, September 11 – November 27, 11:05 a.m., $66 – Bill

Qigong (Chi Kong) is a Chinese system of exercise designed to improve health, increase vitality enhance mental focus and reduce stress. A typical class includes rhythmic, gentle movements, deep breathing, meditation, and self-massage. Qigong can be done either standing or sitting, and benefits everyone.

Intermediate Amrit Yoga – Suzan

12 Tuesdays – September 12 – November 28, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. $120 OR
12 Thursdays – September 7 – November 30, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. $120

Amrit Yoga revitalizes the body, calms the mind, and deepens self-awareness bringing the body, mind, and spirit into a state of harmony and balance. A sequence of yoga postures stretches and strengthens the entire body releasing chronic tension. Energy then flows to areas of your body most in need of rejuvenation and healing. Bring a mat to class.

Yang-Style Tai Chi Chuan – Wendy

9 Tuesdays, October 3 – November 28, Beginners 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Intermediate 2.15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. $54

Modern medical research has shown that, properly practiced, Tai Chi’s slow meditative motions can reduce heart rate and blood pressure and increase stamina, balance, leg strength and vital energy. You will also practice profoundly deep breathing and no-thought meditation.

NEW: Qigong + Tai Chi – Lucy

10 Wednesdays, September 13 – November 15, , 9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., $90
11 Fridays,September 8 – November 17, 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – $99

Students will learn a beautiful Tai Chi form and also practice a series of slow, dance-like Qigong movements which will help increase stamina and vitality, reduce stress, enhance the immune system, improve balance, and aid cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Students at all levels will benefit from this practice.

NEW: Beginning Yoga – Joyce

11 Fridays, September 8 – November 17, 8:45 – 9:55 a.m., – $110

Yoga stretches and strengthens your body. It teaches you to mindfully move and connect with your breath, which leads you to be mindful and present in your daily life. Happiness, peace, and calm already have a place within you. Yoga is a journey to finding that place, both on and off the mat. Bring a mat, two yoga blocks, and a blanket to class.

There will be no Exercise classes on Monday, October 9 or on Wednesday, November 22-Friday, November 24.