Taiji Shen Gong Workshop in Burke

What a fantastic workshop! To all my students, you are amazing! Thank you for your enthusiasm and dedication.

This video was created due to the multiple requests of my students. It is intended to support you as you continue your practice of Taiji Shen Gong. It is with great humility that I publish this video. Thank you to all of my dedicated students. I hope this assists you in your learning.

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Tai Chi Classes Section 3
Burke Fairfax Springfield VA Area
Mon, Sep 12-Dec 12, 2016

Tai Chi Classes — Continue to Improve Flexibility and Balance, Reduce Stress, Increase Energy Level, Tone and Strengthen Muscles

Tai Chi for stress reduction and fall prevention
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Tai Chi Classes Section 1
Burke Fairfax Springfield VA Area
Mon, Sep 12-Dec 12, 2016

Tai Chi Classes — Improve Flexibility and Balance, Reduce Stress, Increase Energy Level, Tone and Strengthen Muscles

Tai Chi for stress reduction and fall prevention
Tai Chi — Come learn to de-stress, wind down, relax, become more flexible. Also increase your strength and balance! Discover the health benefits and relaxation offered by the ancient art of Tai Chi! Read More »

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Tai Chi Cheng Man Ching First Third Group Demo

This video was created during the annual celebration for World Tai Chi and Qigong Day 2016. On the last Saturday of April each year at 10 am (local time), tens of thousands, in 100s of cities, spanning 80 nations, join together to celebrate World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. Come be a part of this global event. We hope that you can join us each year! Peaceable Dragon and Meadowlark Botanical Gardens invite you to watch demonstrations of various forms of internal arts including Taijiquan (Tai Chi) and Qigong (Chi Kung).

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Tai Chi Qigong Workshop—Burke Fairfax Springfield VA Area, Saturdays, August 6 and 13 2016

A Tai Chi and Qigong Workshop in Fairfax VA: Come Learn Taiji Shen Gong

Tai Chi Burke Fairfax VA Qigong at Meadowlark Gardens

Details:

  • When: Saturday August 6 AND Saturday August 13 (Two 3-hour sessions)
    Participation both days will be required to cover the entire form
  • Time: 1-4 p.m. both days
  • Where: Pinn Community Center
    10225 Zion Dr, Fairfax, VA 22032 Google it
  • Cost: $120.00 for both days / $66 for one day
    SINGLE DAY ATTENDANCE NOTE: If you have not previously studied this form, you may attend August 6 as your single day. If you have studied the form previously, then you may attend either single day

Registration:

Please REGISTER NOW in advance (required).

About the form:

Taiji Shen Gong is a system of Qigong composed of three sections; Heaven, Earth, and Humanity and has a special flavor and rhythm. A very rich and expansive form, movements are sometimes fast and sometimes slow. This form can be practiced to be as gentle or as physically demanding as you desire. This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience.

Taiji Shen Gong is considered to be an original form of Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) developed about 700 years ago in the Yuan dynasty. This original Tai Chi is not a martial art but pure Qigong to improve health and longevity. It is a perfect complement to any Tai Chi or mind-body practice.

…and if feels awesome!!! 😉

Benefits:

  • Hips become open and more flexible
  • Spine loosens and relaxes back muscles
  • Legs become stronger
  • Relaxes whole body
  • Breathing becomes deeper
  • Spirit becomes lifted
  • Takes very little space to practice!

Tai Chi focus:

  • Movements beginning at the foot and traveling up the leg to the waist
  • Focusing on the waist moving the entire upper body
  • Concentrating on nose-navel alignment
  • Lowering the stance gradually
  • Rooting the feet into the earth
  • Coordinating breathing to movements
  • Cultivating and clearing the Chi

About the instructor:

Kris Brinker has been a student of internal arts —Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga, Aikidio and Reiki—for over 25 years. Kris has been teaching in the Northern VA area throughout Fairfax and Prince William counties since 2002. She has enjoyed teaching various age groups ranging from George Mason dance students to residents needing the highest level of senior care at the Virginian Retirement Community. She currently teaches group Tai Chi classes in Burke VA, offers private customized training in Centreville VA and volunteers for the active senior program for Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services, having been a founding instructor for the Burke West Springfield Senior Center Without Walls (BWSSCWOW). Professionally, Kris is Partner and Chief Creative Officer for a Northern Virginia based strategic marketing firm.

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Living Well, Aging Well Summit April 16

Join Me for the Fairfax County Living Well, Aging Well Summit April 16 2016

Aging with Tai Chi and balance

Saturday, April 16 at the Fairfax County Government Center from 9am-3pm. The mission of the summit is to collaborate, present knowledge and provide a forum for individuals, family members, general community members and industry professionals to explore multiple aspects of living and aging well. I’ll be co-presenting and demonstrating! Read More »

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Tai Chi Classes Section 1
Burke Fairfax Springfield VA Area
Mon, May 9-Aug 29, 2016

Tai Chi Classes — Improve Flexibility and Balance, Reduce Stress, Increase Energy Level, Tone and Strengthen Muscles

Tai Chi for stress reduction and fall prevention
Tai Chi — Come learn to de-stress, wind down, relax, become more flexible. Also increase your strength and balance! Discover the health benefits and relaxation offered by the ancient art of Tai Chi! Read More »

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Tai Chi Classes Section 3
Burke Fairfax Springfield VA Area
Mon, May 9-Aug 29, 2016

Tai Chi Classes — Continue to Improve Flexibility and Balance, Reduce Stress, Increase Energy Level, Tone and Strengthen Muscles

Tai Chi for stress reduction and fall prevention
Tai Chi 3 — Continue to de-stress, wind down, relax, become more flexible. Also increase your strength and balance! Deepen the health benefits and relaxation offered by the ancient art of Tai Chi! Read More »

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World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Fairfax County, Vienna VA April 2016

2016 World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Fairfax County
At Meadowlark Botanical Gardens — Vienna, VA

Qigong at Meadowlark Gardens

FREE! Demonstrations, Mini-Classes, Healing Garden and More!
On the last Saturday of April each year at 10 am (local time), tens of thousands, in 100s of cities, spanning 80 nations, join together to celebrate World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. Come be a part of this global event.

Peaceable Dragon and Meadowlark Botanical Gardens invite you to watch demonstrations of various forms of internal arts including Taijiquan (Tai Chi) and Qigong (Chi Kung). Following the demonstrations, you may participate in mini-classes taught by some of the area’s leading instructors from a variety of schools and disciplines. Also, visit our “Healing Garden” and explore Chinese Medicine, Massage, Reiki and other types of wellness therapies. Come and join the fun! Bring the kids, this event is great fun for all ages!

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day Fairfax County, Vienna VA April 2016

Qigong Fairfax County World Tai Chi Day

When:
April 30, 2016 starting at 10am and ending around 1:30pm

Where:
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct.
Vienna, VA 22182

Paul - Singing Bowls Tai Chi Classes in Fairfax County VA World Tai Chi Day

Cost: FREE!!!

Rain:
If it is raining, the event will be cancelled.

Eating:
A buffet, potluck lunch is served around 12:30pm. If you would like to stay for the potluck, please bring a dish and an index card listing the ingredients for those with dietary concerns.

Singing Bowls Tai Chi Classes in Fairfax

For more information:
peaceabledragon.onair.cc
peaceabledragon.org
worldtaichiday.org
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens-Facebook

Schedule:
10am Demonstrations
11am First mini-class session
11:30am Second mini-class session
Noon Third mini-class session
12:30pm Potluck lunch

Peaceable Dragon is a community of instructors and students of Qigong, Taijiquan, Yoga, Aikido, Reiki and other internal arts, who share a desire to improve their physical, mental and spiritual health.

Tai Chi Fairfax County World Tai Chi Day

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Tai Chi Classes Fairfax VA Cancelled Due to Weather

Springfield Tai Chi Classes Fairfax County Cancelled February 15, 2016

Fairfax Tai Chi classes
Tonight’s Tai Chi classes in Fairfax County VA will not meet tonight due to the potential road conditions. We will make up class at the end of the session.

I encourage you all to take the opportunity today to practice your Tai Chi for relaxation, stress reduction and flexibility as you may need it for the shoveling and stressful commute tomorrow!

Students can review the movements using the Tai Chi videos and form instructions.

Stay warm and safe!

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