Qigong, Tai Chi and Yoga
Gentle Yoga for Every Body – Suzan
12 Mondays, March 6 – May 22, 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., $120
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 Susan
12 Mondays, March 6 – May 22, 9:45 a.m., $144
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.
12 Mondays, March 6 – May 22, 11:00 a.m., $72 – 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 of sitting, and benefits everyone.
Intermediate Amrit Yoga – Suzan
13 Tuesdays – March 7 – May 30, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. $130 or
13 Thursdays – March 2 – May 25, 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. $130
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
13 Tuesdays, March 7 – May 30, 1:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Beginners – $78
13 Tuesdays, March 7 – May 30, 2.00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Intermediate – $78
Wendy Moore is a fifth generation teacher in the direct lineage of the founder of the Yang Style Tia Chi Chuan. She was sanctioned to teach in 1989 by the late Grand Master Min Pai.
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 learn a profoundly deep breathing and no-thought meditation.
Qigong + Tai Chi – Lucy
14 Wednesdays, March 1 – May 31, 9:35 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. – $84
NEW – 12 Fridays, March 3 – May 26, 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – $84
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.
Beginning Yoga – Joyce
12 Fridays, March 3 – May 26, 8:30 a.m – 9:45 a.m. – $120
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.