Join us for a Ch’uan Yang style short form Tai Chi Class led by established instructor Todd Ackerman. Tai Chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner, accompanied with deep breathing. Tai Chi, also called Tai Chi Ch’uan, is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching. Each posture flows into the next without pause, ensuring that your body is in constant movement. Balance at its finest, a true way to gain internal strength of the stabilizers needed for balance throughout, the mind and body. This class will take place outdoors.
Restrictions: All ages are welcome to participate
Attire: Comfortable loose-fitting clothing and tennis shoes if desired.
About the Instructor: Todd Ackerman has been practicing Martial Arts for a total of 32 years, including American Karate and Western boxing. After an auto accident in 1992, and multiple surgeries, Tai Chi brought him to a full function of exercise. By using the art form of Tai Chi Ch”uan, breathing techniques have helped him experience a healthier, happier life. Please direct questions to Todd: (231)330-6616.
What Is Tai Chi: “An art embracing the mind, body and spirit – Originating in ancient China, tai chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body. Although an art with great depth of knowledge and skill, it can be easy to learn and soon delivers its health benefits. For many, it continues as a lifetime journey.” – taichiforhealthinstitute.org