Our Tai Chi Program follows the methods of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan. Classes are modified to accommodate each individuals needs but the same principals and methods are followed. Following these methods and principals are where the real health benefits are to be explored and discovered.
These methods of seeking balance and centeredness, working on proper structural alignments, releasing tensions and developing internal strength are all awareness based and they set up a foundation for learning - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. These are excellent tools to help navigate thru many physical and mental endeavors whether your goal is to reduce stress, improve any athletic endeavor, improve balance, increase flexibility and strength, meditate, learn a martial art or balance energy and organize your thoughts. Read more..
Our Evolving Traditions Programs follow an eclectic blend of traditions. We currently have two programs:
· Our Harmonica Qigong is a Mindful Breathing Program which is a blend of the mindful relaxing methods of the body and breath of Tai Chi meditations while learning how to play the harmonica. It is a unique, healthy, and fun program. Read more..
· Our Self Defense Program is simple fun and easy. I share my experiences that have influenced my personal view of what self defense can be. My 40 years of experience studying several martial arts including my "turning points" helped me create this program. Read more..
All programs at Whip City Tai Chi & Evolving Traditions are taught by Len Burlingame with over 35 years in martial arts training and holds Advanced Teacher Certification.