Bagua, Tai Chi's Ancient Cousin for Healing the Body and Balancing the Mind

GENINT 741.489

Osher (50+). In this course, we practice the movements of Bagua, to develop strength and harmonize the mind.


About this course:

Bagua is an ancient internal martial art and healing practice that uses circle walking or turning the circle as its characteristic method of stance and movement. Although similar to tai chi, bagua is distinct in nature. The practice of bagua develops core strength and supple and strong muscles and tendons as it balances the body and harmonizes the mind. In this course, we learn and practice common features of bagua training, including continuous motion, circular footwork and circular or spiraling body motion. Our practice also includes qigong, tai chi warm-up practices and breath work. Students must sign a waiver before participation.

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