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Tuesday, March 21, 2023 10am to 11am

Gutman Conference Center, GCC4 View map
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Join us to learn more about Tai Chi and practice this martial art
Light snacks and refreshments (including tea!) provided

Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art, which embodies Taoist philosophy, and accordingly is extremely beneficial for good health. It is also a method of relaxation, used for increased focus and concentration. Benefits include stress reduction and better concentration, as well as improved flexibility, strength, enhanced immune system, balance, memory, circulation coordination. In this lecture, we will go over our first mini form - brush peacock's tail form (www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJVUSCKqMbg&...9aENzvSYCfIHO7mtsz1rYBLR&index=1)

Our Instructor Huan Zhang has 40 plus years of martial arts experiences. He is the 6th Generation of Yang Style Tai Chi and 12th Generation of Chen Style Tai Chi. He has been interviewed by The Chronicle, WCVB & also NECN. Published many martial arts articles in major magazines from both China and America. He is also the Chief Exercise designer for a NIH granted Joint Pain Study for elderly at University of Massachusetts, Boston. As the director of the Culture Promotion Committee for the The World Fighting Martial Arts Federation (WFMAF), he helps to promote Martial Arts Worldwide. He had lectures on Tai Chi and other topics at MIT, Northeastern University, Brandeis University, State University of New York at New Paltz, UMass Boston and Amherst and his own school, Huan’s Tai Chi in Cambridge, MA

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