16300 - T'ai Chi Chih for Beginners
T'ai Chi Chih, whose name means "Knowledge of the Supreme Ultimate," is an evidence-based mindfulness movement series designed to circulate and balance the body's natural energy or "chi." Easy to learn, this slow and gentle series of 19 movements and 1 pose often surprises practitioners with its profound and healing effect.
Amy Tyksinski has taught T'ai Chi Chih for 30 years, first in Evanston, IL and then here in Albuquerque when she moved here in 2000. She’s taught in various locations in Albuquerque, adults and adolescents through Albuquerque Academy, as well as offering classes through the Albuquerque T'ai Chi Chih Center. She’s taught nationally in the form of weekend retreats and workshops and during COVID, taught a weekly on-line class open to students internationally.
What You'll Learn
• Improve your balance
• Identify and release of areas of body tension
• Improve your lower body strength
Who Should AttendPerfect for students interested in reducing stress, improving lower body strength and bodily awareness. This class is appropriate for beginners, returning T'ai Chi Chih students and those curious about the benefits T’ai Chi can have on their mental, physical and spiritual well-being.
Additional InformationPlease note: There will be no class on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023
UNM Tuition Remission
UNM Staff, Faculty, and Retirees: This class is eligible for UNM Tuition Remission under Personal Enrichment (Health & Fitness).