Tai Chi, Begins January 6
This 40 hour course will include a basic historical and theoretical introduction to TaiJi.
HunYuan TaiJi Quan is a system of TaiJi that incorporates traditional TaiJi martial arts with Daoist internal cultivation methods. In movement and rhythm it emphasizes the natural principles of TaiJi philosophy. This 40 hour course will include a basic historical and theoretical introduction to TaiJi philosophy, as well as instruction and practice of the HunYuan TaiJi 8 movement series, foundational movement training and body conditioning drills, and standing meditation. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the principles and applications of TaiJi practice through various partner practice sets. Internal aspects of practice will include fundamentals of Daoist NeiGong.
January 6, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Sundays from 2:00pm - 6:00pm
PLUS Saturday February 23 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm
No class on February 17
Course Length: 40 hours
Call 416-323-1818 X 202
455 Spadina Ave, Suite 300, Toronto ON, M5S 2G8
Instructor: SIMON CHONG
Sifu Simon has followed the philosophy of Taoism since childhood. He is well educated in the Taoist practices and writings involved in raising the internal and external strength of a person (qigong) by his teacher Guro Nonoy. He has studied many Taoist classics and regularly employs koan-like verses from Taoist writings such as The Art of War, Tao Deh Ching and many lesser know Taoist cannons in his classes and is considered gifted by his own teacher. He sees everything from a Taoist perspective, a holistic system that provides health to the body/mind/spirit. It is essential to strengthen the inside equally to the outside. A proud father of 2 girls he enjoys spending time learning about nature and being outdoors.