​​Class Schedule      Fall classes now open for registration

Monday

Beginning Yang (24 forms) - 6:30pm, Rosemount Middle School

Sept 14 - Oct 26; Nov 2 - Dec 14, 651-423-7920 or www.district196.org/ce

https://district196.ce.feepay.com/course/adult-fall-2015/beginning-yang-style-tai-chi


Yang 40 forms - 7:30pm, Rosemount Middle School

Sept 14 - Oct 26; Nov 2 - Dec 14, 651-423-7920 or www.district196.org/ce

https://district196.ce.feepay.com/course/adult-fall-2015/tai-chi-yang-style-intermediate


Tuesday

Longevity Qigong, 6:30- 7:30, Normandale Community College *New Class offering

 Sept 22 - Oct 27

http://normandale.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=43267&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=18&int_catalog_id=0

Two qigong forms: Symbols of Longevity and Crane Frolic to build health,

fitness, energy and longevity. Class will also include discussion of TCM principles

​as it relates to the forms. 


Tai Chi Fan, 7:30 - 8:30, Normandale community College

Sept 22 - Dec 15

​Moving Stillness Tai Chi Fan Form

http://normandale.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=44508&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=18&int_catalog_id=0


Wednesday

Chair Tai Chi, 11:00am, Burnsville Senior Center

​Sept 9 - Oct 27; Nov 4 - Dec 16; Jan 6 -Feb 24

952-707-4121 or www.communityed191.org

Seated Tai Chi class for those with limited mobility or chronic conditions, 

such as MS or Parkinson's. Co-taught with Bruce Tyler.

https://isd191.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/costoption/class_id/23811/public/1/


Thursday

Tai Chi (Sun 73)  - 11:00am, Normandale Hylands United Methodist Church

 Sept 17 - Oct 29; Nov 5 - Dec 17

Apparent Plan, contact tracy@apparentplan

http://www.apparentplan.org/calendar/2015/7/23/advanced-tai-chi-for-arthritis


Saturday

Sun Style Intermediate/Advanced (Sun 73) - 9:00am, Rosemount Middle School

​Sept 26 - 0ct 31; Nov 7 - Dec 12 651-423-7920 or www.district196.org/ce

https://district196.ce.feepay.com/course/adult-fall-2015/tai-chi-sun-style-intermediate


Beginning Sun Style, TCA- 10:00 am, Rosemount Middle School

Sept 26 - Oct 31; Nov 7 - Dec 12, 651-423-7920 or www.district196.org

https://district196.ce.feepay.com/course/adult-fall-2015/tai-chi-sun-style-1


Class Schedule

Tai Chi has been practiced in China for centuries for its health benefits and to harmonize the body and mindRooted in martial arts, movements are slow and flowing. Tai Chi builds balance, flexibility and strength while reducing stress and circulating qi in the body.

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Class Descriptions

Beginning Sun Style, Tai Chi for Arthritis

Sun style tai chi has a higher stance with agile steps and powerful qigong breathing. Good for cultivating internal energy, this form helps build balance. This is a good for beginners, seniors or those with Arthritis. Level 1-2


Sun 73

A longer and more challenging Sun style form for those interested in exploring tai chi and its priciples in depth. Class will include qigong. Level 3-4


Beginning Yang

Learn the Yang 24 form, the most popular form of tai chi. Yang is rounded, fluid and graceful. Yang 24 is more challenging than Sun TCA. Level 1-3


Yang 40

A longer and more challenging Yang form for those interested in exploring tai chi and its principles in depth. Class will include qigong. Level 3-4


Tai Chi for Energy

A form developed by Dr. Paul Lam, combining Sun and Chen style tai chi to build qi or internal energy. Chen is physically challenging, with lower stances. Class will include silk reeling and qigong. Level 3


Chair Tai Chi

A seated tai chi class for those with limited mobilibty or chronic issues such as MS or Parkinson's.Tai Chi and Qigong exercises will focus on stretching, strength and relaxation. Level 1

This class is co - taught with Bruce Tyler, certified TCA instructor


Introduction to Tai Chi Fan

A short, fun Yang style fan form. This form is ideal for those wishing to study the Moving Stillness Fan form. Previous tai chi experience is needed. Level 3


Tai Chi Fan

The spiraling movements of the Moving Stillness Tai Chi Fan form are based in the Yang style. Explore the balance of Yin and Yang with this martial dance of energy. Experience with Yang tai chi required. Level 3-4


Radiant Lotus Qigong

Designed for women by Daisy Lee, this empowering qigong addresses health conditions unique to women such as menstrual and menopausal symptoms, breast issues and hormonal shifts. Incorporating these techniques into your daily life can help you blossom into your "second spring." Take control of your health and enhance your energy practice with this powerful form. All levels


Longevity Qigong

Class includes the study of Symbols of Longevity Qigong and the Crane Frolic to enhance health, fitness, energy and longevity. Class will also include discussion of traditional Chinese medicine and how it relates to the forms and practice of tai chi ruler.


Five Animal Frolics Qigong

Discover an ancient set of exercises based upon the movements of animals and  the Five Element Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Crane enhances balance, Bear deveops strength, Deer promotes flexibility, Monkey increases agility and Tiger builds muscular strength.


Shibashi Qigong

Shibashi is an easy to learn qigong set based on the movements of Yang style Tai Chi.  The gentle, flowing movements improve health and energy while reducing stress. Class will begin with 12 meridian meditation, followed by the practice of Shibashi and discussion of its benefits, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine.



Note:

Not all classes are offered each session.

Teaching Assistants and Co- teachers:

Jeannine Robinett, a certified instructor, is the teaching assistant for several classes and the co-teacher for Saturday morning classes.

Bruce Tyler, a certified instructor, is the co-teacher for Chair tai chi.

Eric Otterson is the teaching assistant Tuesday nights at Normandale

Will Ebeling is a teaching assistant for Beginning Yang 24 forms, CE 196




Class Levels

    Level 1 - For Everyone

    Level 2 - For Beginning Students

    Level 3 - For Intermediate Students

    Level 4 - For Advanced Students

Tai Chi has been practiced in China for centuries for its health benefits and to harmonize the body and mindRooted in martial arts, movements are slow and flowing. Tai Chi builds balance, flexibility and strength while reducing stress and circulating qi in the body.