Sep
23
to Nov 14

New Fall Introduction to Tai Chi Class

6-Week Introductory Course Starts 9/23/19

What: Tai Chi is well known as an ancient system for improving balance, flexibility, elasticity, and mental agility. And it can be a vigorous, regenerative exercise if you wish! When: Classes Held Mondays at 5 PM and Thursdays at 6 PM (‘Bonus’ Qigong Class Offered Thursdays at 4:40 PM) Who

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Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Traditional Tai Chi Fighting Set: With Jonathan Chang and Michelle Lin

The Taiji Fighting Set (太極散手對練, tài jí sǎn shǒu duì liàn) is a 2-person matching sequence in the YMAA Taiji curriculum. The sequence challenges students to apply the principles and theories learned in pushing hands drills from previous levels.

The class will focus on Part 1. Students will be divided by experience level. Prior knowledge of the Fighting Set is a plus, but not required.

Introduction

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Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to White Crane with Jonathan Chang and Michelle LIn

White Crane is a Soft-Hard style, placing equal emphasis on internal and external training. Learn to train the body to be soft for smooth Qi circulation and sharp manifestation of Soft Jing (martial power).

This workshop will help students build a foundation for both Soft & Hard White Crane Qigong through breathing techniques, Jing training, and Jing patterns.

Beneficial for practitioners of all styles. Having a basic martial arts background is a plus but not required.
Suitable for students interested in either the health or martial aspects of White Crane.

Instructors: Jonathan Chang & Michelle Lin

Students of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and graduates of the YMAA Retreat Center. Jon & Michelle: www.barkingrabbit.com

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Introduction to White Crane
Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

Introduction to White Crane

White Crane is a Soft-Hard style, placing equal emphasis on internal and external training. Learn to train the body to be soft for smooth Qi circulation and sharp manifestation of Soft Jing (martial power).

This workshop will help students build a foundation for both Soft & Hard White Crane Qigong through breathing techniques, Jing training, and Jing patterns.

Beneficial for practitioners of all styles. Having a basic martial arts background is a plus but not required.
Suitable for students interested in either the health or martial aspects of White Crane.

Instructors: Jonathan Chang & Michelle Lin

Students of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and graduates of the YMAA Retreat Center. Jon & Michelle: www.barkingrabbit.com

Registration: Contact Jeff Rosen at 413.336.4890 or ymaawesternmass@aol.com

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8 Energies of Taijiquan
Jul
13
9:00 AM09:00

8 Energies of Taijiquan

Explore the concepts and Jing (martial power) patterns of the 8 Energies - Peng, Lu, Ji, An, Cai, Lie, Zhou, and Kao. Examine applications through various partner drills and apply your understanding in solo practice.

Practitioners of all Taijiquan styles are welcome. No prior experience necessary.

This workshop expands on the theory introduced in Dr. Yang’s “13 Postures” seminar. Prior attendance of the seminar is not required.

Instructors: Jonathan Chang & Michelle Lin

Students of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming and graduates of the YMAA Retreat Center. Jon & Michelle: www.barkingrabbit.com

Registration: Contact Jeff Rosen at 413.336.4890 or ymaawesternmass@aol.com

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Oct
20
1:00 PM13:00

Free Community Offering: Movement for Movement Leaders: Tai Chi for Relaxation & Conflict Management

Movement for Movement Leaders: Tai Chi for Relaxation & Conflict Management

Offered Through the Truth School: Free to All

Register Here: https://truthschool.org/fall2018classes/

When: Saturdays, October 20 & 27, 2018; 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Each session consists of three (3), 1-hour segments – 1:00 to 2:00, 2:00 to 3:00, 3:00 to 4:00. Participants can come for any or all of the segments.
Location: Lathrop Community Meeting House, 1 Shallowbrook Lane, Northampton

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