“Try to forget everything you’ve learned as an adult. The things that limit your view of the world, your fears, your prejudices, your preconceptions. Try to rediscover what it is like to be a child with a sense of wonder, and innocence. And don’t forget to laugh. Remember, children are strong, they are resilient, they are designed to survive. When you drop them, they tend to bounce.“
This class teaches students how to generate more power while using less effort. Over time, students’ form will change in fundamental and ways that suit their individual bodies.
This class will not only increase your movement repertoire in unexpected ways, but allow you to discover effective means for increasing balance, strength and creative output, while reducing pain and the potential for injury.
Did you know that Taichi can dramatically improve your strength, agility, flexibility, coordination and fluid motion—even if you are already a high level athlete, dancer or martial artist? Of course, you don’t have to be at a “high level” to participate.
Bagua is a “sister” martial art to Taichi, known for its coiling movements that are often practiced while walking in a circle. As with Taichi, Bagua emphasizes rooting, stability, speed, evasion and power for uses of throwing as well as striking.
Feldenkrais is a revolutionary method for profoundly improving strength, speed, agility, balance, posture and coordination. It has applications for dance, athletics and martial arts as well as physical and neurological rehabilitation.