Participants must sign a waiver of liability prior to participation. The SDC is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Please do not leave valuables unattended.
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise that combines relaxed, fluid movement with a calm, alert mental state. It is low impact and puts minimal stress on muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. There are different styles of Tai Chi, and in this course, you will learn Basic Moves and Short Form that are based on the Yang style. The program trains proper body alignment as you move and to move in a relaxed mindful manner that improves endurance, flexibility, strength, balance and coordination. Those new to Tai Chi will find this a relaxing form of exercise for both the mind and the body and can easily apply the basic moves to everyday activities. Class size is limited.
Light, comfortable clothing that allows for easy movement and breathing. Comfortable shoes or footwear designed for exercise.
Summer Session: May 22 - July 31
No class June 12, 19, July 3.
Wednesday, 11:00-11:50 a.m.
Michigan Tech Student Daily $5
General Public Daily $7
About the Instructor
Hilary Sproule is a graduate of University of Toronto (Bachelor of Physical Therapy) and the University of Alberta (Master of Health Administration) and has worked as a physical therapist for over 30 years. She is recently retired from Finlandia University as an Associate Professor in the Physical Therapy Assistant Program and is certified in Tai Chi Fundamentals® Adapted Program.