Friday, December 13, 2013

Winter 2014 Classes at Great River Tai Chi

NEW! Great RIver Tai Chi Winter Samplers:
Sunday, January 12, 7-8 pm—Tai Chi and Mindfulness:  Are you feeling constantly pulled in multiple directions and wonder how to get everything done?  Rather than multitasking, try mindfulness. Learn some basic skills at this t’ai chi class to improve your sense of well-being, patience, and focus.
Sunday, January 19th, 7-8 pm—Tai Chi and Balance: Encompassing how we stand, walk and move, balance is integral to everyday life.  What does balance mean to you? Come explore physical balance as a metaphor for life balance, and more.
Sunday, January 26th, 7-8 pm—Tai Chi for Relaxation: Create your own relaxed state without ‘checking out’,  or using sleep aids or self-medicating drugs.  Be good to your self for 10 minutes every day through t’ai chi.
Tuition $15 or save on all three for $40!
NEW! Sunday, February 2, 7-8 pm—10-week Beginner's Class. Learn the basics of T'ai Chi in this relaxed atmosphere. Tuition $150.
NEW! February TBA, 6-week Daytime Beginners' Class: Please call or email if you're interested in this class. Include times that are good for you. Tuition $90.

Ongoing Classes:
Beginners II: Ongoing, Sundays, 6-7 pm Work on the solo tai chi form. Tuition $150 for ten weeks.
Intermediate-Advanced: Ongoing, Thursdays, 6-8 pm. Includes Solo form, Exercises, Push Hands. Tuition $88 per month.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Fall Beginners Class at Our New Location

Make Tai Chi part of your life! Join us for a ten-week sequence of introductory classes, starting Sunday, Oct. 6th, 2013, at Great River Tai Chi's new location at 4748 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis. Tuition is $150 for the complete series. Call 612-822-5760 for further information.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Great River T'ai Chi Open House, Sunday, September 8th, 6-7 p.m.



Great River T'ai Chi will be holding a free open house Sunday, September 8th, 6-7 p.m. in its new location at 4748 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, in the Spark Wellness complex. "We are thrilled to be in the vibrant 48th and Chicago shopping area," said Barbara Davis, Great River director. "T'ai chi is a nice complement to all the nearby mainstream and holistic health practitioners." The open house will include demonstrations and refreshments.

Fall classes will start the following week, Sunday, September 15th, from 6-7 p.m. with a three-week series of special introductory classes: "T'ai Chi for Balance, Alignment, and Breathing."  Tuition is $15 per time, or $42 for all three weeks. Class size is limited, and people can pre-register by calling 612-822-5760.

Spark Wellness offers a wide variety of services including homeopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic, bodywork, yoga, and more.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Upcoming Classes Spring-Summer 2013

THE GROUNDING BRUSH: CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY AND TAI CHI
Thursdays, May 2-30, 7-8 pm
Join us for this unique combination of calligraphy and tai chi with Great River Tai Chi director Barbara Davis. We'll explore the connections between the two disciplines: their use of structure and flow, centering and focus, and more. Brushes will be available for use. No experience in calligraphy or tai chi necessary.
Tuition $10 per time or $45 for complete series.
Barbara has studied Chinese calligraphy and painting in Taiwan and in the USA with Wang Dongling, Ed Young, Mou Tsung-hwa, and Chou Ming.

SUMMER OPEN HOUSE Sunday, June 2, 7-8 pm
Learn about what Tai Chi can do for you. Demonstrations, movies, refreshments. All welcome! 3012 Minnehaha Ave. S. Minneapolis
New Beginners Class will start June 9th, 7-8 pm
This 10-week class will cover the fundamentals of good tai chi practice. Cheryl Powers has taught tai chi for many years, and has studied with many of Professor Cheng's senior students. Tuition 10 weeks for $150. Register at first class. Call us for further information.

Calligraphy by Professor Cheng Man-ch'ing