Free Tai Chi clases in Pack Square Park to start this Saturday
From a press release:
Tai Chi in Pack Square Park
FREE Tai Chi classes sponsored by Pack Square Conservancy start Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 10:00-11:30 AM and continue November 6, 13 and 20.
Join Tai Chi instructor, Jonathan Santos on the lawn of Reuter Terrace in Pack Square Park and revive your body and your spirit this autumn. Regardless of your skill level, he will guide you through the soft, fluid, gentle and rhythmic movements of the Tibetan White Crane system of Tai Chi. It includes a series of Chi Gung (breath work) to encourage the body, classical Tai Chi postures, as well as some exclusive movements attributed to the Tibetan White Crane which add a certain flare.
Santos studied Tai Chi for eight years under the direct supervision of Grand Master Sunyata Saraswati and provided public and private instruction in the Triad area of North Carolina for several years before moving to Asheville.
“There are tremendous benefits with the consistent practice of Tibetan White Crane Tai Chi,” he said. “Students see an increase in energy, an internal sense of serenity, and mental clarity.”
In contrast to many Western forms of exercise which cause you to become rigid and tight, Tai Chi emphasizes gentle and relaxed movements along with stretching to lubricate all the joints and create elasticity in the body.
The four week series is free and open to the public. No equipment is necessary to participate but remember to dress comfortably. Meet Santos on the Reuter Terrace lawn in between Market and Spruce streets in Pack Square Park, Asheville, North Carolina and feel rejuvenated.
To find out more about Pack Square Conservancy, make a contribution, learn about sponsorship opportunities, or join the Friends of Pack Square Park program, contact the Conservancy at 828-252-2300 or log onto http://www.packsquarepark.org.
For more information contact:
Ruth Planey, Administrative Coordinator
Pack Square Conservancy