When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:00 PM - Wednesday, December 06, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: E-Building, E-503
If you’re interested in learning meditation of movement that can benefit your health, various forms of martial arts and cultivation of chi, this workshop is for you.
This interactive workshop is directed to beginner practitioners with a little or no experience in Tai Chi. The workshop offers a moderate exercise practice of 24 Tai Chi Form. Students, faculty and staff will be taught concepts of breath awareness and alignment of body movements with breathing patterns. Then they will familiarize themselves with basic tai chi movements, for example: holding a tree, shifting the weight from side to side, mindful stepping, swinging hands and pushing, all combined with breathing exercises.
Traditional Tai Chi is an ancient meditative practice that nourishes the body and relaxes the mind. One of its main purposes is cultivation of the internal life force called “chi.” Modern traditions organize exercises into forms of various lengths and levels of difficulty.
Instructor: Dr. Malgorzata Marciniak, an Assistant Professor in the Math, Engineering, and Computer Science department. She has been a student of Martial Arts for 20 years and has studied Tai Chi for 6 years.
For more information, please contact Matthew S. Joffe at firstname.lastname@example.org.