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Basic Internal Practices

Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Location: Milburn Creek Boat Launch, Freeport/Baldwin
Atlantic Avenue, Baldwin, NY across from All Care Physical Therapy
(If inclement weather then the workshop will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1375 Grand Ave., Baldwin)

The foundation upon which we base our fighting/healing systems is in the connection between the external movement and the internal movement of qi (chi). The workshop will focus on this connectivity with an emphasis on (4) four fundamental principals:

-       Spinal alignment

-       Moving energy through the dan tien

-       Rooting

-       Yin and yang differentiation.

This workshop is for beginners to advanced students of Tai Chi Chuan regardless of style. It is the expectation of the workshop to increase the depth of internal (qi) work consciously executed in each individual’s Tai Chi practice.

Workshop will be led by Scott Ruff

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Scott Ruff is originally from Buffalo NY, he has studied Taiji and Kung-fu for approximately 25 years with various instructors. He has studied and been an assistant instructor of both Shaolin Kung-Fu, Yang style Taiji and Chen style (Laojia) Taichi with the Shaolin Institute under Shifu Shi Deru. He has studied Chen style (Xinjia) and Northern Wu style Taichi at the White Crane Taichi School under David Dolbear. Scott Ruff emphasizes the fundamentals of Tai Chi as they relate to the arts martial origins and the application of internal kung fu practiced within Tai Chi in his teaching approach.


Our 3rd Annual Tai Chi in the Garden -- June 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m.

Join us for a free Tai Chi class at the Baldwin Community Garden and learn some of the basic moves of Tai Chi!


World Tai Chi and Qigong Day in Long Beach, NY!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Long Beach Library, 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach, NY

(516) 432-7200

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Join us for a morning of Tai Chi and Qigong as we celebrate with the annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day!

On the last Saturday of April each year in hundreds of cities, spanning 80 nations people come together to breathe together and provide a healing vision for our world through Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong!

For more information contact:
Toburan Wholistic Health Initiative Facebook page or email

toburan@gmail.com.


Movie Night at Bethlehem
Lutheran Church

Come watch the newly released documentary of Chen Man-Ch’ing—“The Professor-

Tai Chi’s Journey West”

Saturday, October 29, 2016

7:30 pm

Bring your own snacks and drink.

Suggested donation: $3.00

 


Tai Chi in the Garden

Saturday, September 17, 2016

8:30-9:30 a.m.

Baldwin Community Garden

(located behind the Baldwin Historical Society)

1980 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, NY

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Start your weekend with an hour of relaxing, gentle and invigorating ancient Chinese exercise!

Qi Gong (deep breathing) and Tai Chi Chuan have been proven to improve flexibility, reduce stress, lower blood pressure and increase your stamina.

All levels are welcome, no prior experience necessary! Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers.

Contact Rita Cavanagh at beautification@baldwincivic.org for more information.