INTRO TO TAICHI

Good news! I’ll be giving another FREE “Intro To Taichi” workshop in July!

Have you ever been curious about the groups of people doing taichi in the park? Do you want to improve your strength and balance without having to go to the gym? Do you need a way to calm your mind while doing something active?

This is the workshop for you!

Taichi is an ancient Chinese martial art that exercises the mind and body through slow movements. Practicing taichi regularly can improve balance and coordination, increase energy and stamina, reduce stress, and calm the mind. Come learn about the fundamental taichi principles and basic taichi movements. Even if you’ve participated before, you’re welcome to come again to practice, review, and learn new movements. This FREE workshop will involve active participation so please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

WHEN: Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 10:30-11:30am

LOCATION:
Algona-Pacific Library meeting room
255 Ellingson Road
Pacific, WA 98047
directions

INTRO TO TAICHI

Have you ever been curious about the groups of people doing taichi in the park? Do you want to improve your strength and balance without having to go to the gym? Do you need a way to calm your mind while doing something active?

This is the workshop for you!

Taichi is an ancient Chinese martial art that exercises the mind and body through slow movements. Practicing taichi regularly can improve balance and coordination, increase energy and stamina, reduce stress, and calm the mind. Come learn about the fundamental taichi principles and basic taichi movements. Even if you’ve participated before, you’re welcome to come again to practice, review, and learn new movements. This FREE workshop will involve active participation so please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 2:00-3:00pm

LOCATION:
Kent Library large meeting room
212 2nd Avenue North
Kent, WA 98032
directions

TIPS AND TOOLS TO HELP YOU SURVIVE A BUSY LIFE

Do you get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Do you have trouble finding time to slow down? The first part of this workshop will teach you some simple things you can do throughout the day to help you stay calm and sane. In the second half, we will do some “energy exercises,” or qigong (pronounced “chee gong”) to connect the mind and body to promote healing. Learn to use your breath in a simple practice to help circulate your body’s energy and connect with others. This workshop will be interactive. Please wear comfortable loose clothing.

WHEN: Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10am-12pm

LOCATION:
Marlene’s Market & Deli — Federal Way 
2565 S Gateway Center Plaza
Federal Way, WA 98003
directions

COST: FREE

MARCH QIGONG WORKSHOPS

Qigong is an “energy exercise” that connects the mind and body to promote healing. Learn to use your breath in a simple practice to help circulate your body’s energy and connect with others. Even if you’ve come before, you’re welcome to come again! You will leave this workshop feeling both energized and relaxed!

Please wear comfortable loose clothing.

Monday, March 21, 2016 from 5:30-6:30pm
Des Moines Library meeting room
21620 11th Ave S
Des Moines, WA 98198
directions

Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 11am-12pm
Algona-Pacific Library meeting room
255 Ellingson Road
Pacific, WA 98o47
directions

I hope to see you at either one or both workshops!

ONGOING TAICHI AND QIGONG CLASSES

Join me for taichi and qigong at the Federal Way Community Center! In the taichi “Breath, Body, and Balance” class, we focus on taichi basics and the 8-Yang form to help improve your balance and coordinate your breath and body. In the “drop-in Qigong” class, I will lead you through simple breathing exercises to help bring awareness and relaxation through your body.

Taichi (“Breath, Body, and Balance”): Wednesdays 8:30-9:30am
Drop-in qigong: Fridays 8:30-9:30am (ongoing)

LOCATION:

Federal Way Community Center
876 S. 333rd Street
Federal Way 98003
directions

If interested, please call the Federal Way Community Center at (253) 835-6900 or visit their website www.itallhappenshere.org to register.

I have also started a Saturday morning taichi class from 8-9am at the Sporting Club at Glen Park Apartments in Federal Way, WA. If interested in this class, please contact me directly for directions. (Note: no class on Saturday, 3/5/16)