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Therapeutic Tai Chi: Expansive Support Up From the Feet

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10:00 am - 12:30 pm "Expand Upward and Outward" workshop - through simple therapeutic exercises and partner work, participants will learn a whole-body exercise ("Grasp Sparrow's Tail") that develops dynamic postural support rooted in the profound release of tension into the earth. This class will include an exploration of Tai Chi as traditional Chinese medicine.

1:00 - 3:30 pm "Archer's Stance" workshop - through simple therapeutic exercises and partner work, participants will learn the primary Tai Chi lunge stance and walking method that develop leg strength, balance, hip flexibility, and a vigorous support of the upper body in conjunction with two fundamental dynamics ("Push-upward" and "Press-downward").

workshops open to all; space limited to 15

$45/workshop, or $80 for both

register at: www.waterwheeltaichi.com