Tai Chi Classes
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Welcome to Still Mountain Tai Chi
Still Mountain Tai Chi is dedicated to helping you gain vital tools to help you deal with stress and anxiety of modern life. By taking advantage of our lessons, you will gain balance, strength, energy and mental focus.
Our Services Include:
- Tai Chi Chuan as practiced by ancient Chinese masters
- Movement to help you relax and lower anxiety and stress levels
- Frequent tips on improving meditation, qigong, and tai chi (Blog)
- Instruction programs tailored to your specific needs
- Photo Gallery
- Reviews by students
- Team building workshops for your group, organization, or business
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- One-step exercises for students with physical limitations
- Tai Chi walking techniques to strengthen legs and prevent falls
- Workshops for your business or organization
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White Crane Tai Chi
Learn beginning 24 Form Yang Style Tai Chi by practicing the White Crane Set. Basic Tai Chi stretching, stances and stepping are taught in the first lesson followed by step by step instruction tailored to your ability. Classes are designed to improve balance, core strength, and flexibility.
Begin your Tai Chi training by learning the basic Still Mountain stance and feel the earth's energy rise up to the top of its peak and dash down its waterfalls to the serenity of mountain lakes. Visualizations like "Circle the Moon" and "Gentle Breeze Turns the Lotus" enhance your understanding of this ancient Chinese gentle stretching exercise.
Learn the animal forms of Tai Chi, including the tiger, crane, monkey, snake, eagle, horse, and dragon. Learn the arts of "White Snake Flicks Tongue" and "Embrace Tiger."
Tai Chi breathing adds power to your movements and improves the your life source energy (chi) throughout the body.
Tai Chi for Everyone
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Master Teacher George King teaches the traditional Yang Tai Chi Chuan.
Tai Chi's Four R's: Recognize --React--Redirect--Rebound
Recognize is the first of the "Four R's" mentioned in an earlier post. It is also probably the most important "R" because if you can't recognize what is causing an imbalance--either physically or non-physically--you can't defend against it.
In our present day the forces that cause an imbalance to our "Tai Chi State" are hard to identify, especially if the cause of our imbalance is our own reaction. Take our reaction to a siren, for instance. When we hear a siren, our bodies react automatically. And the perfect balance of the Tai Chi State is pushed off kilter.
We must learn to "Recognize" that our reaction to the siren is causing the imbalance and then we must employ the remaining three "R's" to React, Redirect and Rebound. I will discuss these other three R's in the coming days on this web page.