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Aaiotanga Community Space

Adult Tai Chi Classes: 6 Week Block

Join Emily Place local Erwin as he leads a 6 week Tai Chi series for adults (beginners welcome). Limit 6 people - bookings essential! Email lucy-mary@acommunity.nz for further details.

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Adult Tai Chi Classes: 6 Week Block
Adult Tai Chi Classes: 6 Week Block

Time & Location

16 Mar 2023, 8:00 am – 8:45 am

Aaiotanga Community Space, 2F, 22 Emily Place, Auckland City Centre, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

About the Event

6 Week Series

Two 45 minute classes per week

Mondays & Thursdays, 8:00 - 8:45 am 

February 20th - March 30th 

at Aaiotanga Community Space (2F/22 Emily Place) 

Register below to secure your place and the facilitator will be in touch with more information and payment details. 

What is Tai Chi? 

In this low-impact, slow-motion exercise, you go without pausing through a series of motions named for animal actions. As you move, you breathe deeply and naturally, focusing your attention — as in some kinds of meditation — on your bodily sensations. Tai chi differs from other types of exercise in several respects. The movements are usually circular and never forced, the muscles are relaxed rather than tensed, the joints are not fully extended or bent, and connective tissues are not stretched. Tai chi can be easily adapted for anyone, from the most fit to people confined to wheelchairs or recovering from surgery. (Reference: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-health-benefits-of-tai-chi) 

Meet your teacher:

“My experience from early exercise sessions at school, through orchestrated sport, to studying anatomy and physiology, to exposure to some belief systems within “Christianity”, to personal insight and development have all brought me to find that the practice of Tai Chi can be an integral part of understanding. To have the opportunity to impart some of the principles of Tai Chi to others will be of great satisfaction to me." - Erwin  

Cost:

Erwin is providing these classes as a service to the community, so all proceeds will go to supporting Aaiotanga Community Space to be able to further community activities. 

Pay what you can afford - $60, $100 or $140 for six week block (12 x 45 min sessions in total) 

For any questions or queries - email lucy-mary@acommunity.nz 

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