January Reminders!

Hello Great Bay Tai Chi Community!

Just a reminder about all the events we have coming up in addition to our regular classes. Take a look and see what you are interested in!

Jan 9: Tai Chi Kung Fu for Kids with Stacie

Tai Chi Kung Fu for Kids with Stacie Bowman begins on January 9 at 4:00pm. First class is Free! Email Chris@greatbaytaichima.com for more information or to register! You may also click the below link to learn more.

Jan 9: Tai Chi for Beginners with Stacie

Tai Chi for Beginners with Stacie Bowman begins on January 9 at 5:30pm and runs for 8 weeks.

January 10: Tai Chi Ball Practice 8-Week Series with Chris and Pam

Chris Himmel and Pam Jacobson will offer an 8-week series on Tai Chi Ball practice. This series will allow for in-depth instruction in the basic Tai Chi Ball Qigong patterns and the Tai Chi Ball Form created by Paul Mahoney. Wooden ball practice is a great way to enhance your barehand form. Classes will be held Wednesday mornings at 9:30 at Internal Arts New England beginning January 10.

January 13: Mindfulness in Stillness and Motion with Effie and Pam

On Saturday, January 13, please join Pam Jacobson and Effie Stavrulaki of North Shore Insight Meditation Center as they continue to explore Mindfulness in Stillness and Motion. The focus of this workshop will be on Peace and Loving Kindness. This seminar will take place at 10:30am at Internal Arts New England.

January 14: New Tai Chi Push Hands Class with Chris

Beginning on Sunday, January 14, Chris will offer a new class on Tai Chi Push Hands. While Push Hands is taught as part of our Long Form curriculum, this class will be an opportunity for extra practice or for students not currently taking Long Form to learn these skills. This class is open to anyone regardless of experience. The focus will be on standard 2-person drills and centering. Opportunities for competition style Push Hands practice will also be available for anyone interested. Classes will meet every Sunday at 8:00am at Internal Arts New England, and are included in the regular Great Bay Tai Chi MA membership packages.

January 25: Tai Chi and Anatomy with Kevin Comeau

On Thursday, January 25, Kevin Comeau of Great Bay Tai Chi VT will hold a seminar on Tai Chi and Anatomy. We will meet at 11:15 at Internal Arts New England. This seminar will give us a better understanding of how our practices work on an anatomical level. 

January 27: Compassion and Wisdom with Matthew Daniell

On Saturday, January 27, Matthew Daniell of North Shore Insight Meditation Center returns to Internal Arts New England for a retreat focusing on Compassion and Wisdom. This workshop will take place at 10:30am.

January 28: Doyle Irish Stick Fighting with Jim Poulin

On January 28 at 10:00am Jim Poulin will offer a seminar on Doyle Style Irish Stick Fighting. This art uses a walking stick (Shillelagh) for self defense. Jim is the only instructor of this art in the area. Don’t miss this great opportunity to try this fun and effective self defense method! Just a few spots left!

February 4: Yin Baguazhang with Michael D'Angelo

Our Yin Style Bagua Seminar that was planned for January 7 has been rescheduled to February 4. Yin Style is a different flavor of the Baguazhang we teach in our Wudang Kung Fu class. Those who participated the last time Michael joined us all had great fun and had new ideas regarding the martial applications of the art.

February 10: Lunar New Year Celebration

We are also still working on plans for Lunar New Year on February 10. More information coming soon!

That’s all your Tai Chi news for now. We look forward to seeing you in class!

Happy Practicing!