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Exploring Tai Chi and Embodiment

Exploring Tai Chi and Embodiment

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When:

  • Fri 19 Oct, 6:15pm – 8:15pm

Where:

Your Studio, 117 Racecourse Rd, Invercargill

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • All weekend: $250.00

Come join us for a stimulating and healing weekend.

Tai Chi is a way of cultivating our true nature – the harmony of body, heart, mind and spirit. An ancient Chinese martial art and moving meditation, the correct practice of Tai Chi over time leads to deep mental and physical relaxation, profound coordination of mind and body, and the liberation of the flow of energy (Qi).

Developed over the last 700 years, Tai Chi has stood the test of time. In our high stress world it is one of the most direct and easily embodied approaches to bring peace, alertness and creativity to the mind, and health and longevity to the body.

This retreat will be of value to both beginners and experienced alike. Participants will learn the physical and psychological principles of Tai Chi, a set of relaxing exercises, a short section of the Tai Chi Form and explore simple pushing hands (practiced with a partner).

Further instruction will be available for experienced students. There will be sitting meditation and exploration of the relationship of Tai Chi to structural alignment and daily body usage. Some time will also be given to the healing power of touch.

The schedule:
Introductory evening - Friday 7pm to 9pm
Workshop - Saturday, Sunday 10am to 4pm

Cost:
Friday evening is entry by donation or included in the full weekend fee.
The weekend cost is $250.

Instructor:
Sol Petersen has taught Yang style Tai Chi, for over 35 years, in the tradition of Master Huang Sheng Shyan. He has extensive experience facilitating groups. He is a Movement Coach and a Structural Integration practitioner with training in psychotherapy. Sol brings a warm and humorous quality to his teaching along with a deep and confident knowledge of the Tao of Tai Ji.

Bookings:
Contact Sol Peterson
Phone - 021 893 055
Email - solpetersen@xtra.co.nz

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