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Yang Style Cheng Man Ching Tai Chi Chuan

January 17 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

10 – 11 a.m.
Studio 1
Fee: see Wellness Program fees listed below

Boost your balance and prevent falls by practicing this ancient Chinese form of exercise. This low-impact practice works to focus the mind on slow movement to reduce stress and produce mental calm, restore energy and physical balance.  Attire: Comfortable loose clothing and flat bottomed shoes.

All One Body, All One Chi, All One Mind, All One Spirit
-Gui Feng Li

About Instructor Craig Townsend:
Craig has been practicing the Cheng Man Ching (CMC) 37 Movement short form for 30+ years. His instructors have been; Jim O’Callahan (student of Martin Inn & Bob Amacker) Brad Louie (student of Prof CMC & Ben Lo), Martin Inn (student of Ai Hsin Chueh, Ben Lo & Mr. Chu), Bob Amacker (student of CMC & Mr. Chu). I emphasise the internal qigong aspects of Tai Chi Chuan as well as the Civil and Martial.

In classes especially filled with seniors, he emphasizes and teaches the soft internal qigong (Chi Kung) qualities of movement helping students develop one’s center, balance, poise, silk reeling smoothness and internal energy (chi).  His modified Grasp Sparrow’s Tail Form of 15 Postures includes the 13 Postures and is the heart of the Cheng Man Ching 37 Movement Form.

Wellness Program:
$10/ Drop-in
$45/ 5-Class Punch Card
$80/ 10-Class Punch Card
Purchase cards prior to class in the Sierra 2 Center office.
Pay drop-in fees in the Senior Center office to Doris.

This class is part of the Sierra 2 Senior Center. Learn more about senior classes here.


January 17
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Room 12
2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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