All Classes Held Online-Only for Fall/Winter 2020-2021
Wednesdays: 12-1 pm Tai Chi Short Form, and 6-7 pm Qigong
Thursdays: 2:30 pm Qigong, 3-4 pm Long Form Tai Chi
Unless otherwise stated, no previous experience is needed for any classes.
Course schedule and descriptions below.
10% discount for students wishing to repeat a previous course (unless otherwise noted)! Enter code repeat10 during checkout. Like to see this schedule as a calendar? Take a look at the calendar to see changes and holiday schedule.
Qigong classes at our Rochester location are on Wednesday nigths and Thursdays and are all beginner-friendly. The Wednesday night Qigong programs are at 6-7 pm and are offered in 8-week quarters starting September, November, February, and April. Each quarter a new course is offered and no prior experience is needed.
The Thursday program is a half-hour Qigong program at 1:30-2 pm offered in 10-week trimesters (different material than that offered on Wednesday nights) starting in September, December and March. These classes are also simulcasted online and can be watched from home or viewed as recordings for registered students.
Students can start with any of the courses offered and proceed from that point forward.
Private lessons in Qigong are also offered by appointment ($85/hour session).
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Online Wednesdays at 12-1 pm ET, beginning Feb. 10, 2021. Live broadcast online or view recordings anytime. Learn to find your true center, physically and mentally. Learn to feel each moment, one at a time. This program is an excellent place for those wishing to experience Tai Chi for the first time or to further develop their ongoing practice. Taught by Lori Scime. Broadcasted online and recordings can be accessed anytime.
Thursdays at 3:10-4:10 pm ET, new students accepted Dec. 3, 2020. Live broadcast online or view recordings anytime. This is an advanced Tai Chi course. It is for those students who have previous Tai Chi experience and runs as a series of modules. In-depth work on breathing and coiling is a center point of this course. Broadcasted online and recordings can be accessed anytime.
10 week program, live broadcasts online, Thursdays 2:30-3 pm ET, starting Dec. 3, 2020.The Eight Pieces of Brocade is an ancient Qigong exercise created 1000 years ago. It is one of the most popular styles of Qigong and is done all over the world to help people heal from stress and rejuvenate the muscles and joints. Swimming Dragon Qigong is a short, fun and simple style for healing the spine. No experience needed! Broadcasted online and recordings can be accessed any time.
Wednesdays 6-7 pm EST starting Nov. 11, 2020. This is a feel-good style of Qigong! This set was devised nearly 2,000 years ago by Hua T'o, the father of Chinese medicine. Movements of the crane, bear, monkey, deer and tiger strengthen the internal organs and harmonize the five elemental energies (fire, water, earth, wood, metal). Broadcasted online and recordings can be accessed anytime.
Wednesdays 6-7 pm EST starting Feb. 3, 2021. Learn how to feel better! Gentle movements that relax the body, stretch muscles and joints, and increase circulation through the organs will have you feeling peaceful and energized. In this class we will study in depth the Four Seasons Qigong set (from the teachings of Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming) and powerful meditations to move energy within the body. No experience needed! Broadcasted online and recordings can be accessed anytime.
10-week program, live broadcasts online, Thursdays 2:30-3 pm EST, starting Feb. 25, 2021. Qigong for strengthening and stretching! Shiba Luohan Gong was created 1500 years ago by a Buddhist monk, Da Mo, and taught to the Shaolin Monks in China to improve their health and stamina. No experience needed! Broadcasted online and recordings can be accessed any time.casted online and recordings can be accessed any time.