Tai Chi Thursdays start at the Galena ARC Sept. 2

GALENA, Ill. ˗ Experience the ancient practices of Tai Chi and Qigong at 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at the Galena Art & Recreation Center, 11084 U.S. Highway 20, Galena, Ill. Amy Alderman of Ài Tai Chi will lead Tai Chi Thursdays with basic moves training, a short form and mind/body skills. Classes will also continueContinue reading “Tai Chi Thursdays start at the Galena ARC Sept. 2”

Tai Chi Tuesdays set for July, August

GALENA, Ill. ˗ Experience the ancient practices of Tai Chi and Qigong at 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday from July through August at Turner Hall, 115 S. Bench Street, Galena, Ill. Amy Alderman of Ài Tai Chi will lead Tai Chi Tuesdays with basic moves training, a short form and mind/body skills. “I welcomeContinue reading “Tai Chi Tuesdays set for July, August”

Qi Shi (The opening)

Grandmaster Jerry Trowbridge, a tall man who looks like he could easily walk through a brick wall and nonchalantly wipe the dust off his shoulders, nearly whispers these words in long, slow, soothing phrases at the Center of I Am in Dubuque, Iowa. “Now, stand with your knees bent. Do not lock your knees. PretendContinue reading “Qi Shi (The opening)”