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Tai Chi: Meditation in Motion

 In General

Please join us on August 22nd for an introduction to Tai Chi: Meditation in Motion. This class incorporates Tai Chi and Qigong principles with the intention of improving physical and mental well-being. During this session you will be introduced to modified forms of Tai Chi, learning movement basics, such as weight transfers and rhythmic movements, and improving our mind-muscle connection through awareness and breathing to improve strength and vitality.

Tai Chi: Meditation in Motion
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Time: 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET
Duration: 60 minutes
Host: Taylor Temnick, Ed.D, LAT, ATC, CES, RYT, BLS

As explained by Harvard Health Publishing, there is growing evidence that Tai Chi, a mind-body practice that originated in China as a martial art, has value in treating or preventing many health problems. 

In this low-impact, slow-motion exercise, you go without pausing through a series of motions named for animal actions – for example, “white crane spreads its wings” – or martial arts moves, such as “box both ears.” As you move, you breathe deeply and naturally, focusing your attention – as in some kinds of meditation – on your bodily sensations. Tai Chi differs from other types of exercise in several respects. The movements are usually circular and never forced, the muscles are relaxed rather than tensed, the joints are not fully extended or bent, and connective tissues are not stretched. Tai Chi can be easily adapted for anyone.

Can’t make it? Register and we will automatically send you the recording soon after.

Taylor Temnick, Ed.D, LAT, ATC, CES, RYT, BLS

Taylor has been a board-certified and licensed Athletic Trainer since 2012 and is the Wellness Director for a primary care office in Florida. As an athletic trainer, Taylor has worked in the secondary, collegiate, and physical therapy settings providing immediate and emergent care, wellness promotion, and injury/illness prevention and rehabilitation. Taylor is also a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, an ACE Fitness Nutrition and Weight Management Specialist, an ARPF Brain Longevity Specialist, an American Heart Association BLS instructor, and a registered Yoga Teacher.

 

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