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HF405 Tai Chi - Level 1 -- CANCELED
Tuesday, September 27, 2022, 8:45 AM until 9:45 AM
Conservatory or Activity Room
Health and Fitness
Registration is not Required
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Minimum to run this class is 8 people.
Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art, a gentle form of exercise, and a moving meditation. The slow and graceful movement improve balance, coordination, and concentration. In this course, we will begin our study of the 24 Form, also known as the simplified Yang style.
Kelly Maclean has trained since 1988 under some of the great masters and lineage holders of our time, including Shouyu Liang (her primary teacher), Chen Xiaowang, Chen Zhenglei, Yang Zhen Duo, He Weiqi, Madame Wang Jurong, Dr. Yang Jwing Ming, and Sam Masich. As a member of the Canadian National Wushu Team, she had an illustrious international competition career, garnering many medals and Grand Championship titles. She holds a 7th-degree black belt and is certified in internal styles including Taijiquan (Tai Chi), Xingyiquan, Baguazhang, Water boxing, and Qigong. In her teaching, she emphasizes correct biomechanics and structure. She is well known for her attention to detail and her unique talent for explaining movement through analogies and evocative descriptions.