Course DescriptionLearn the short form of Chen style Tai Chi. This class will introduce you to Tai chi, Taoist meditation and the magic of the ancient philosophy of the Tao. Each class will include mediation, qigong warm-ups, form practice, a reading from the Tao Te Ching. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes such as tennis shoes or slip-ons. Space is limited.
- Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
- Date: Tuesdays, April 12, 19, 26; May 3
- Location: Lifelong Learning classrooms, Continuing Education Building
Member - $100
Non-member - $130
One-time guest pass, Member or Non-member at the door - $35.
About the Instructor
Jennifer Beimel is the primary, credentialed disciple of Daoist Monk Yun Rou. After 23 years under the international master’s tutelage, she runs Pen & Sword Tai Chi (East), one of the largest schools in the American Southeast. She teaches and manages other instructors in the organization, and is herself proficient in authentic Chen Style Tai Chi, including traditional long and short Chinese weapons, meditation, and several styles of qigong. Her easy manner, great poise, and beautiful practice make her a highly sought-after instructor.