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BALANCE BEST with Tai Chi Two days a week... Tuesdays and Thursdays at the North Shore Neighbourhood House... Can you make it? 9am-10am? Do you have balance issues? Vertigo or vestibular problems? Have you been injured and need to get stronger and more secure on your feet? Do you have health issues that are affecting your movement? This is a NEW course designed to enhance the coordination of your body and mind using the healing power of Tai Chi and Chinese Health Qigong. Tai Chi is third level balance program designed to augment any of the exceptional first and second line of rehabilitation Fall Prevention and Strengthening Classes that are so exceptional at assessing your current situation. Once you have graduated from them, and have some of your mobility and confidence back, please come to this class at the North Shore Neighbourhood House. Learning a tai chi form will help with your coordination, movement and flow. Lots of options for Newbies… If these two days a week and times don’t work for you, you can consider the following classes at Highlands on Saturdays: The Tai Chi Newbies Class at 9:45am or the Qigong class at 10:45am or the Balance Best at 11:30am. Also another option is the Wednesday Highlands Tai Chi class at 5:45pm. If you are a Newbie or a Beginner and want to join BALANCE BEST with Tai Chi for Newbies, you can pre-register your spot in class by emailing [masked] . Taking this class will help you to improve your ability to relax in motion and at the same time improve your flexibility, strength and concentration. Fees for this class...go to the Photos on this site and you will see a listing for the North Shore Neighbourhood House.
Calming and Rejuvenating Qigong Classes Fees: $78.00 Please register for Course #12554 Call[masked] or register online through the John Braithwaite Registration System. During this hour you will be able to follow a wide variety of Qigong exercises. What will you learn? Learn many different forms of Qigong: - 8 pieces of Silk & Brocade (Baduan Qigong) - Qigong on Wei Lei Mountain - 18 Movements - 5 Elements - Balancing the Heart Qigong - Medical Qigong - Qigong to improve balance - And much more
TRADITIONAL YANG STYLE TAI CHI FORM - PART 4 This class will teach Newbies and Advanced students alike the first section of the Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi form. Each section can be practiced on its own or combined to make your practice last up to 45 minutes long. It is a fascinating experience, especially if you have done the other more modern yang style tai chi forms. The long form takes physical and mental dexterity to learn and practice. There is a higher education embedded in the longer sequence that we are only on the cusp of understanding. Movements are repeated but sequences vary in a specific way. Finishing the long form feels like having received a gently but intelligent massage of the entire body. Additionally, if you suffer from a racing mind or difficulty concentrating then the long form is for you. Giving something physical your full attention for 15 minutes enables one to focus throughout the day more easily. Look at these PROVEN health benefits: Strength, Balance: fall prevention, Posture, Stamina, Breathing / Aerobic capacity (low level aerobic exercise – when doing the set for 15 minutes), Flexibility, Relaxation / stress reduction, Mindfulness Whole body exercise, Excellence for maintaining joint movement / restoring movement after joint replacement (hips and knees), Stimulation of the body’s natural processes: circulation of lymph, endocrine system, cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) movement, Strengthened immunity, Recovery from serious health conditions: heart attack, stroke, surgery, cancer treatment, etc., Management of chronic conditions like: arthritis, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s and others, adaptability to each student’s personal circumstances