Zungu Chen Family Taijiquan

Run by Millbrae Recreation Department

18+ yrs
Sessions offered between
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Tagged in: Sports, Martial Arts, Fitness

Zunga Chen Family Taiji ('Tai Chi') is an internalmartial art widely acknowledged as the oldest (ancestor) of all other Taiji styles. One can practice Zungu Chen Family Taijiquan (tai chi chuan: barehanded fist form) in its entirety as an internal martial art or solely for its health benefits. When practiced as a martial art it is characterized by low powerful stances, very subtle supple whole-body twining and coiling movements, stomping. and explosive releases of power that are generally absent from the practice of other Taijiquan styles. It can also be practiced in a higher stance with graceful, slow and light movements. Regardless of one's age or sex, one can learn and practice this ancient art. In this class, students will be learning and practicing the Zungu Chen Family Taijiquan first form posture by posture and the silk-reeling exercises that are the foundation of Chen Taiji. With practice, students will gain health benefits, develop strength. flexibility, balance and coordination. and understand basic Yaiji principles, which will eventually facilitatethe student's pursuit of martial art proficiency and excellance. Wear comfortable clothing. Debbie Au is a certified Chen Taiji instructor of direct Chen Family (Gong Fu Frame) Taiji lineage and has taught taijiquan and the taiji weapons forms for over 15 years.

Location and Program Information

Map to Library

Where: Library
1 Library Ave, Millbrae, California, 94030

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