Beginner 5-Section Taiji – Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Florence

Discover the joy and ease of Taijiquan (Tai Chi) for everyBODY. This simplified Taiji Curriculum is a 5-part program designed to meet the needs of contemporary recreational tai chi enthusiasts. It’s flexible, fun, and draws from traditional core principles, so the student immediately embarks upon a journey that can take the taiji explorer as deep and as far as one wishes to go.  Material includes: Solo empty-hand forms, 2 person variation, solo taiji sword form with 2-person variation, and foundational partnering skills of sticking and sensing. $60/month

Ongoing Classes: Form, Push Hands, San Shou and Taiji Weapons Training- Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. in Florence

In the Tai Chi and Qigong On-going Beginner class from 6 to 7 p.m. we are working on learning the tai chi solo form for the first time and introducing the intrinsic energies of tai chi.  We are also developing the skills of sensing hands – the ability to listen, understand and receive the energy of another. (E-mail to register )

In the Tai Chi and Qigong On-going Advanced class from 7 to 8 p.m. we are diving more deeply into the tai chi solo form looking at applications and energies  and their interplay with partner-work. We are also developing the push-hands skills that emerge from the traditional drills.   We work with the 88-move attack and defend form, and the taijiquan traditional weapons: sabre, sword and spear, as well as the Masich Internal Arts Method weapon Taiji Dagger. This class is open to experienced practitioners. $60/month