Upcoming Workshops

Meditation & Internal Arts: Balancing Movement and Stillness
With Dr. Mark Sherman and Paul Bromley
October 12 - 17, 2019
Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC

Chinese Internal Arts such as Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Bagua among others, offer insight into the subtle energies of the human body, opening us to increased vitality and awareness. Explore these practices as they interweave with mindfulness and loving kindness meditation – deepening inner connections, and reawakening our capacity for healing and presence.

Get full details and register on the Hollyhock website.

Fall Classes

Only Thursday night classes are held at:
Greenfield Community Hall
3803 114 Street, Edmonton, AB (map)

All other classes are semi-private, and held at my home. If you are interested please contact me to reserve a space.


Monday

Swimming Dragon 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This class will focus on the Swimming Dragon form, Taiyi You Long Gong, as well as associated foundational exercises to prepare the body for practice. Beginners are welcome as we will be focusing on foundation practices to prepare the body and mind, build internal connections, and work our way through this beautifully comprehensive practice.

As we are working through a sequence of movements, drop ins are not appropriate.

Wednesday Afternoons 

Lok Hup Ba Fa   2:00-3:00- *Class cancelled until winter session

Lok Hup Ba Fa (Six Harmonies, Eight Methods) is one of the true treasures of Chinese Internal Arts. This class will focus on the Zhu Ji Form of Lok Hup Ba Fa, and fundamental exercises of this Art. We will start at the beginning of the form, and beginners are welcome to attend.

As we are working through a sequence of movements, drop ins are not appropriate.


Thursday Nights at Greenfield Hall

Beginner Tai Chi – 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Focusing on principles of structural alignment, opening the body, developing awareness, building connections, and qualities of relaxation. After spending some time developing the fundamentals, we will move on to learning short sequences which comprise the essence of Tai Chi practice.  Although this is a beginner class, it will be suitable for all levels for developing Song(relax/release), and Ting(listening/awareness)
Drop ins welcome.

Intermediate Tai Chi – 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Aimed at students who have completed at least one session of Beginner Tai Chi, this class will be directed towards form practice. Going deeper into the foundations, 37 movement form,  108 form, Lok Hup, and Sabre(for those that have learned them). Class will be differentiated into groups depending on enrollment. 

Drop ins welcome for students who have completed at least one session of Beginner Tai Chi.

Sunday 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Open Practice

This class is available to those who are attending any other class(es) during the week of any level and would like to practice. We will work on whatever people wish to work on, or I can lead a Tai Chi class if people would prefer.  All levels are welcome, and I will group you according to level, and interest. You can choose to couple this class with other class(es) for the discount session package, or pay the $15 drop in.

Fall Session:

September 5 - December 21, 2019 (4 months)


One class per week - $160

Two classes per week - $280

Unlimited classes - $400

Drop ins:
$15 per class


Discounts
Students, and Senior Citizens (65+) receive 10% off
Multiple Family Members receive 10% off each additional member.


Private lessons available.

"Teaching is a joy and a privilege, and I appreciate every opportunity I have to pass on these amazing arts."

Questions?

If you'd like to have more information about classes, workshops, private lessons or have any other questions about Inner Health Tai Chi, please feel free to contact us.