- Start Date: Tuesday 11th May, 2021.
- End Date: Tuesday 29th Jun, 2021.
- Time: 6.30 - 8.30 pm.
- 8 Weeks.
- 2 hours per week.
ENROLL NOW FOR TERM 2 2021
Tutor: Eddie Tan
Learn=Meditation in Motion; Allowing the Heart to Rest; Balance in Being; Dynamic Relaxation; To Connect MindBody; Body Syncronisation; Holy Wholeness; The unhurriedness of Nature; to work smarter not harder; to chill out and be more relaxed about the ups and downs of daily living; to better respond and not react to situations;
Learning Outcomes= Better understanding of what is Tai Chi/Ultimate Way; Experience Tai Chi Principles in Practice; takeaway Practice Routines; Begin on the most Perfect Activity for the rest of your life; brings out the Dance Energy in you;
Benefits= movements are slow, gentle & dance-like; movements encourage relaxation, improve balance, and strengthen muscles and joints; helps increase the physical size of the empathy/compassion parts of the brain, and shrink the stress-fear part of the brain; makes a more well-balanced and socially functional being; allows one to handle situations in a more relaxed clear-headed way; an applied concept; makes your soul grow; an art of letting go; Harvard medical school says, “This gentle form of exercise will help maintain strength, flexibility, and balance”;
Mayo Clinic calls Tai Chi “Medication in Motion”. Be Flowing-be like Water.
About the tutor= Eddie Tan as has been practicing and promoting tai chi in New Zealand for well over 45 years. Tai Chi has always been an interest of Eddie and has grown into a passion for this wondrous art. He has promoted tai chi in the Waikato (sometimes called the “father of tai chi” in the Waikato], Bay of Plenty and Auckland. He has worked many years with the previously funded Tai Chi ACC Falls Prevention Program in NZ.
This course is supported by the TEC (Tertiary Education Commission) to assist with literacy and numeracy needs of students. You must attend 80% of the class. At the same time we hope you will learn other useful and interesting skills and have a lot of fun learning with us.