Fitness & Wellness

Tai Chi

TAI CHI


Tai Chi combines gentle movements, Qigong, meditation and traditional Chinese martial arts. Students of all ages will learn the basic form of Chen Style Tai Chi for health and wellness, as well as the principle and philosophy of Tai Chi. Tai Chi exercise improves circulation, stability and overall health. It can also help to restore the harmony and balance in practitioners. Master Du is a Sixth Generation Descendant of Yang Style Tai Chi Quan and Twelfth Generation Descendant of Chen Style Tai Chi Quan. Beginners welcome! This class meets at City Studio in the Des Peres City Hall building or depending on weather in the field adjacent to the Des Peres Park Gazebo. All levels are welcome. Minimum 4/Maximum 18
Cost: $96/Member & Resident; $116/Non-Resident (8 weeks)
$108/Member & Resident; $130/Non-Resident (9 weeks)
Age: 16 and Older
Instructor: Master Arthur Du and Qin Zeng
Location: Des Peres Park Gazebo and City Studio (12325 Manchester Road, 63131) 

Day: Wednesday
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m
Session:
#1904  July 6 – August 31 (9 weeks) with Arthur Du
#2208  September 7 – October 26 (8 weeks) 
#2211  November 2 – December 14 (7 weeks) 

Day: Sunday
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Session:
#1906  July 10– August 28 (8 weeks) with Arthur Du
#2212  September 4 – October 23 (8 weeks) 
#2213  October 30– December 11 (7 weeks)



TAI CHI WALKING STICK

Tai Chi Walking Stick has a long history. It not only has a self-defense, offensive  function but also combines graceful movements and mindfulness.  More importantly, Practicing Tai Chi Walking Stick can strengthen your body and cultivate your heart and mind, improve your   stability and overall health. This class is suited for people ages 14+. (Everyone needs to bring a stick (wood or bamboo) as a cane; the length is about 47’’-- 50”) Master Du is a Sixth Generation Descendant of Yang Style Tai Chi Quan and Twelfth Generation Descendant of Chen Style Tai Chi Quan. Beginners welcome! This class meets at City Studio in the Des Peres City Hall building. All levels are welcome. Minimum 4/Maximum 18
Cost:
$108/Member & Resident; $130/Non-Resident (9 weeks)
Instructor: Master Arthur Du

 Day:
Saturday
Time: 9: 00– 10:00 a.m.
#1908  July 9 – September 3 (9 weeks) with Arthur Du
#2214  September 10 – October 22 (7 weeks)
#2216  October 29 – December 10 (7 weeks)