Wednesdays | 6:30pm Tai Chi | 7:30 pm Qi Gong | June 12 - August 28
UMA is honored to begin offering drop in Tai Chi classes with Tom Updegrove, starting in June.
Tom Updegrove started his journey in Tai Chi and Chi Kung in 1970 studying with Ted Mancuso and William Lin. He says that Tai Chi was a natural evolution for him from Karate which he studied from the time he was a teenager. Tom has studied with many great teachers over the decades and has even made the pilgrimage to Henan Province, Chen Village (Chenjiagou) to study firsthand the Chen style of Tai Chi. Tai Chi and Chi Kung are forms of ancient Chinese exercise that have developed over centuries of time. Both arts are sometimes spelled Taiji & Qigong today and are the same art. It is said that one who practices regularly will gain the pliability of a baby, the vitality of a lumberjack and the peace of mind of a sage.
Tai Chi ($120 for 12 weeks)
Qi Gong ($120 for 12 weeks)
Tai Chi & Qi Gong ($180 for 12 weeks)