Friday, May 16, 2008

Fundamentals of Qi Gong and Tai Chi Workshop
Taught by Doria Cook-Nelson
Saturday, May 24
9:30-12:30 p.m.

Location: Viveka S. Rucker's Dance in Motion, 22776 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA
(at the SE corner of Ventura and Fallbrook next to the Flower Shop)

Gentle, easy-to-learn fundamentals that encourage a lifetime of practice. Discover the many physical and mental benefits of these ancient martial arts exercises that you can easily incorporate into your daily life.

Explore body workings, organ relationship to postures, and accommodating movements through learning the following:

5 organ exercises
8 long fist stances
first section of Yang Style Tai Chi long form Grasp the Sparrow's tail
Task walking

Aspects of Power Nurturing and Releasing
Restorative Standing Exercise
Chen Style beinning Zhang Zhuang stance

Doria's 108 Champion Short Form