T’ai-Chi, also called T’ai-Chi Ch’uan, is practiced through a series of gently shifting postures that represent a form of moving meditation. The individual postures in a T’ai-Chi form slowly exercise various muscle groups, while improving balance, agility and mindfulness. Over time, individuals who routinely practice T’ai-Chi can reduce stress through increased levels of physical and mental relaxation, as well as flexibility.
Instruction is provided by Mike and Kim Cain.
Mike is a 7th-generation disciple of Yang-style T'ai-Chi Ch'uan and a student of Master Ray Hayward. Kim has studied and practiced T'ai-Chi for over 10 years.
Med City T'ai-Chi is dedicated to the study of the art and science of T'ai-Chi Ch'uan. It is our belief that T’ai-Chi is universally accessible and that everyone – young or old, weak or strong, male or female, health enthusiast or martial artist – can benefit from studying and practicing this profound art.
Med City T'ai-Chi is a non-profit club, based in Rochester, Minnesota.
The monthly fee is $33 for weekly Monday evening classes.
With a focus on mindful and therapeutic practices, the current curriculum includes:
Standing meditation / Qigong
Cheng Man-Ch'ing’s Yang style short form
Yielding and sensitivity concepts
T'ai-Chi sword form
Classes are ongoing - beginners are always welcome!
If you have questions, drop us a line.
Better yet, stop by a class to experience a session first hand.
Community Presbyterian Church 3705 Fairway Place NW Rochester, MN 55901
Most Mondays: 6pm - 8pm
Yang style long form by private appointment
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