Professor Arnold Tayam
Tai Chi Classes
Open for Registration
Specialty Bagua and Tai Chi classes will be open for registration later in September.
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Classes and Programs Directed by
D.M.Q., D.T.C.M. (China)
Master Instructor Shifu of
Tai Chi & Bagua
These classes are usually presented as half-day, full-day, or any short series and are specifically focused on certain Tai Chi applications. They are offered on a regular basis, so check back for information about when registration begins.
These classes are designed to teach the form sequences of Yang style Tai Chi. This style is the most popular style practiced world-wide today.
The Tai Chi forms classes include exercises that stretch and tone the body through internal training. These classes are specifically designed to teach the movements, the choreography, of various sets.
Originally the long form, 108/88, was the only form that existed. It is usually practiced for 15 – 25 minutes.
The 24- and 36-posture forms are usually practiced for 5 – 7 minutes. The 8-posture form is usually practiced for 2 -3 minutes.
“Practicing Tai Chi may help to improve balance and stability in older people and in those with Parkinson’s disease, reduce back pain and pain from knee osteoarthritis, and improve quality of life in people with heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Tai Chi and Qi gong may ease fibromyalgia pain and promote general quality of life. Qi gong may reduce chronic neck pain, but study results are mixed. Tai Chi also may improve reasoning ability in older people.”
“Tai Chi is better than brisk walking in reducing several cardiovascular disease risk factors and improving psychosocial well-being, and can be recommended as a viable exercise for building a healthy life free of cardiovascular disease.”
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