What: Genesee Community College Offers Tai-Chi Classes
When: Mondays and Thursdays Starting January 11
7:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Genesee Community College
One College Road
Batavia, NY 14020
Who: Local residents of all ages interested in improving flexibility and balance, increasing range of motion, and conditioning their minds and bodies.
The Global Education Committee at Genesee Community College invites all local residents to participate in Tai Chi Chuan classes offered through the Red Dragon School of Martial Arts with instructor Christian Street. Tai Chi lessons have been shown to improve flexibility and balance, increase range of motion, and condition your body. Participants have even reported a reduction in stress as a result of these classes.
Tai Chi is a system of exercises with both physical and mental benefits that everyone can practice regardless of age and physical abilities. Through these classes, participants work according to their ability and within their natural range of movement. The movements are extended, natural, gentle, graceful and relatively simple and easy to learn. Tai Chi is also a martial art, where embodied within the slow, gentle movements are powerful vigor and force. Tai Chi can also be used to improve health and wellness and has been shown to reduce stress, depression, pain, inflammation and blood pressure.
Classes resume on Monday, January 11 and are offered Mondays and Thursdays 7:30 – 8:30 pm through March 4. The cost is $150 for 15 meetings. All ages are welcome. Registration can be done through the Records office at Genesee at 585-343-0055 x6218.