Tai Chi for Geeks---Free Demo Class

Celebrate the New Year with a New Class!!! 

Try Tai Chi for Geeks...for Free!!!

Tai Chi is frequently described as “meditation in movement.”

It is a gentle, no-contact martial art that promotes well-being and harmony of body and mind. Tai chi alleviates stress, increases energy, promotes flexibility, improves strength, increases mobility and balance, and improves mood. 

Come and check out this new class designed for all ages, shapes, sizes, and conditions, Taught by fellow Geek Physique member, Sherry Merriam!

We will study the Sun 41 form, developed from traditional Sun style tai chi for people with chronic pain or limited mobility and follows the Arthritis Foundation tai chi program. The form can even be adapted to be done from a seated position.

This course is low-impact enough for beginners and those with limited mobility, but students of more advanced fitness levels are welcomed to participate and will be offered more challenging options to keep their practice interesting and beneficial.

Students 12 years of age and up are welcome to participate, but anyone under 18 must have an adult guardian present. Please wear comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes (walking or most slip-on shoes are fine, No boots or heavy heels). Bring a water bottle and your Geekiness!

About the instructor:

Sherry L.M. Merriam, MA
Many martial arts instructors take pride in their training lineage, but few can proudly make this claim: Sherry is two degrees of separation from Fong Ha, the tai chi master who was the inspiration for Master Yoda. (Your registration fee will help Sherry train with Fong Ha next summer!)

Sherry is certified by the Arthritis Foundation to teach tai chi to people with arthritis and other chronic conditions in a supportive, compassionate environment, and she has both personal and professional experience managing physical disability and chronic illness.

When she is not throwing Force Punches, Sherry practices counseling and psychotherapy. She specializes in working with people who are geeky, kinky, poly, and/or Pagan. http://www.sherrymerriamcounseling.com/


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  • Kerry

    What a great class! Sherry and Michael are great and I am so excited that Tai Chi is once again back on the Geek Physique line-up! Hope everyone gets a chance to come check out the regular "Geek Chi" classes!

    February 5, 2013

  • Zoa B.

    Excellent. Comfortable, accessible, friendly people. Can't wait for the class.

    February 5, 2013

  • Trena J.

    Very nice intro into the world of Tai Chi. Thank you for offering it.

    February 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great class! Can't wait to learn more!

    February 4, 2013

  • Trena J.

    Guest not coming, sorry for late notice.

    February 4, 2013

  • Sherry L.M. M.

    Wow, I'm so excited to see the great response! If you haven't signed up and are interested, please don't hesitate to join the waitlist. You will be automagically upgraded to the attendees list if/when openings become available, in the order that you RSVPd!

    January 17, 2013

  • Sherry L.M. M.

    I'm looking forward to sharing some Geek Chi with you guys! I've been rewatching the Star Wars saga in antici....pation -- yes, even *the prequels* [shudder], because I'm so keen to blend Tai Chi and geeky fun! Let me know if you have *any* questions!

    January 8, 2013

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