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Tai Chi 5-Session Class

Discover the ancient art of Tai Chi (太极) and embark on a journey of self-discovery and well-being in our immersive workshop. Open to all ages, genders, and levels of experience.

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Tai Chi 5-Session Class
Tai Chi 5-Session Class

Time & Location

Oct 21, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Chicago, 3500 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60609, USA

About the event

Yang Style Tai Chi Classes

Duration: 5 sessions; 1hr/time

Yang Style Tai Chi Classes Schedule

Date and Time

2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M.

Session 1:  Saturday, Oct 7th, 2023

Session 2:  Saturday, Oct 14th, 2023

Session 3:  Saturday, Oct 21st, 2023

Session 4:  Saturday, Oct 28th, 2023

Session 5:  Saturday, Nov 4th, 2023

Admission (5 classes): $45

Special Member Rate-$25

Class Size:15-20

Preparation: Bring comfortable clothes and workout shoes

Expectation: Prepare to stand up for moderate exercise

Student feedback: "Fluent in English and Cantonese, very knowledgeable martial artist."

Course Description:

(Yang Style Tai Chi Introductory Content)

* 松柔功- Warm up

*Yang Style Beginner

* Breath-Relieving Meridian Tapping

Tai Chi Master Description:

Peter Wong is a fifth-generation practitioner of Yang Style Taijiquan. He has been practicing Traditional Kungfu for over fifty years and has been an instructor of Tai Chi at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Peter Wong was a director of the 26th and 27th Board of Directors of the Chin Woo Athletic Association Hong Kong Limited. He is also the appointed Traditional Martial Arts Advisor and Sanshou散手 Advisor(2008-Now) of the Hong Kong, China Wushu Union.

About Tai Chi:

Tai Chi is a graceful and meditative practice that combines gentle movements, deep breathing, and focused intention to promote relaxation, balance, and inner harmony. In this class, you will learn the fundamental principles and techniques of Tai Chi, allowing you to experience its numerous physical and mental benefits. Whether one is a beginner or has some experience with Tai Chi, this class offers something for everyone.

During the classes, our Tai Chi Master Peter Wong will guide you through a series of flowing movements and postures, known as forms, designed to enhance flexibility, improve posture, and cultivate a calm and centered state of mind. You will also explore the concept of “qi”(气), the vital life energy, and learn how to harness and cultivate it through Tai Chi practice. Through the combination of demonstrations, hands-on practice, and group exercises, you will gain a deeper understanding of the principles of Tai Chi and its application in daily life. You will also learn relaxation techniques, breathing exercises, and

meditation practices that complement the physical aspects of Tai Chi.

Benefits of attending this Tai Chi Classes:

• Improve physical balance, coordination, and flexibility.

• Enhance mental clarity and focus.

• Reduce stress and promote relaxation.

• Cultivate a sense of inner peace and well-being.

• Boost energy levels and vitality

• Develop a greater connection between mind, body, and spirit.

This class is open to all levels. Prior experience is not required to participate in this class.

Tai Chi is suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. Comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended to allow for ease of movement.

Take a step towards greater harmony and wellness by joining our Tai Chi class. Immerse yourself in the gentle art of Tai Chi and discover the transformative power it holds for your body and mind.

Heritage Museum of Asian Art is welcome for everyone to join our Tai Chi classes, beginning October 7 from  2:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. on the 3rd floor of 3500 South Morgan Street, Chicago, IL, 60609.

If you have any programming questions, don't hesitate to email info@heritageasianart.org or 312-842-8884.

Accessibility

The Heritage Museum of Asian Art's Entrance is on West 35th Street. Take the elevator to the third floor and turn right to the Museum Reception Desk. Accessible and standard toilets are located on the same floor. Free parking space is available next to the museum via West 35th Street.

Tickets

  • Tai Chi Workshop

    Discover the ancient art of Tai Chi (太极) and embark on a journey of self-discovery and well-being in our immersive workshop. Museum Admission Included.

    $8.00
    +$0.20 service fee

Total

$0.00

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