T'ai Chi Chih practice is designed to develop internal energy and inner stability. T'ai Chi Chih practice has been credited with providing positive effects on the blood pressure, weight control, stress management, and other physical and emotional aspects of life.
What will you learn when you attend a T'ai Chi Chih® class?
19 easy to learn movements and one posture
No special physical abilities are required
Standing movements done slowly and gently
It is not a martial art nor is it a religion
It brings great peace and serenity to those who practice regularly.
During class participants are given a brief history of T'ai Chi Chih, an explanation of intrinsic energy - Chi ' yin and yang, and how this energy is stored in the body to provide a healthy balance.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Margery Erickson has earned degrees from Pennsylvania State University and Millersville University in social science and special education. Her interest in T'ai Chi Chih began in 1993 while attending a Life Spectrums conference. She continued to practice T'ai Chi Chih for several years and found it helped her reduce stress, decrease arthritis pain and heal both past and more recent emotional wounds. In 1997 she became an accredited instructor and has taught classes in the Hanover area through Harrisburg Area Community College, the YWCA, the Hanover Wellness Connection, All Is Well, and the Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12 (where she was employed from 1987 to 2007). She is currently teaching T'ai Chi Chih at Southern York School District where she is employed as a learning support teacher.