Moving For Better Balance
Classes include a review of simple mindfulness practices based on current brain research and Insight Meditation techniques -- proven methods for reducing stress, deepening compassion, and building more stable peace of mind.
Current discoveries in brain research indicate that we can change the brain through mindful movement and meditation. Regular practice reinforces healthy patterns of feeling and thinking that can reduce stress.
Each class includes tips for adapting mindfulness awareness in everyday living. Appropriate for beginning and returning students.
An eight part Tai Chi program designed for seniors to enhance body awareness, better balance, mindful agility and good memory. It is a safe, gentle exercise program designed to bring mind and body into harmony. Using fluid, slow movements, students will learn to breathe deeply, to move more smoothly with awareness, and to develop a keener sense of balance.
Based on centuries of practice in traditional Chinese medicine, this form is easy to memorize and requires relatively little space to practice ? easy to adapt into a daily regimen for better physical, emotional and mental health. Tai Chi Moving for Better Balance incorporates traditional Yang style movements into an easily accessible program that calms the mind, energizes the body and develops body awareness and mindfulness.
7:30 - 9:15
30 minute silent sitting meditation, focusing on breath awareness
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Wednesdays 6 PM
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