March 17, 2017

Seasonal Announcements

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Classes:
Summer session classes now listed. Check Class schedule page for details.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day:
On Saturday, April 29th, 2017 at 10:00 am around the world, people will gather together to practice Tai Chi and Qigong, creating a 24 hour wave of tai chi.  Join us at Normandale Community College for this free event.

9:30 am                   Gathering/ warm ups
10:00 am                 Group practice of the Tai Chi for Arthritis form
10:10 am                 Demonstrations of Tai Chi Forms
11:00 am                 Break out session 1 – free classes on tai chi and qigong
11:30 am                 Break out session 2
12:00 pm                Close

Spring and the Wood Element:

Spring is the time of the wood element and the organ systems of the Liver and Gallbladder. It is represented by the color green. Healthy wood element is strong and flexible, like willow or bamboo. It has a spirit of growth and rising. Trees root into the earth, rise to the sky, and are able to bend with the winds of change. They are both strong and flexible.

In Chinese medicine, the Liver nourishes our tendons and ligaments, so reinvigorate your liver and increase circulation with exercise, like tai chi and qigong, as well as outdoor activities and walks. In class, we will be adding Qigong exercises for the Liver and Gallbladder.

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