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Shanti School of Taijiquan

Cortez Tai Chi Classes

TAI CHI & QIGONG INSTRUCTION from SHANTI SCHOOL

Classes and Seminars with Susan A. Matthews, M.S., N.D.

New Evening Qigong in the Park.
Wednesdays at 6:30-7:15pm. Beginning June 7 (8-week session)
Market Street Park
(Market and 4th)
We will focus on the beautiful Tibetan White Crane Qigong set.
Please contact Susan 970-903-5723 for registration.

Tai Chi and Qigong Classes are on Saturdays at the Millennium Center, 20 W Main, Cortez, through May. We will be practicing outside during the summer months.
Market Street Park (Market and 4th). Please contact Susan 970-903-5723 for registration.

We practice tai chi for strength, flexibility, fluid movement, internal mind-body principles, strength of mind, and strength of heart.
We practice qigong for wellness including tools for mindfulness/meditation, posture, movement, detox, reducing inflammation, and nutrition. This information is essential for deeply rooted balance, freedom from chronic pain, and for rehabilitation with brain Injury.

Saturdays: 10:00-11:15 am. ($120 for 8 weeks; $65 for 4 weeks, $18 per drop-in class). Register Online:
Classes
Beginner Tai Chi, Chronic Pain and Neurorehabilitation Special Sessions offerred periodically at 11:15am-12:30pm. Presented in 6-week sessions. ($95) Call or email Susan 970-903-5723 for next session dates. Private appointments in Cortez and Durango, Colorado. mail@susanamatthews.com 

Master George Xu Workshop in Colorado
Friday - Sunday, July 21-23, 2017
Register now! Contact Susan Matthews 970-903-5723
Taiji * Xing-Yi * Lan Shou * Qigong * Energy


Tai Chi and Qigong, Sports, Chronic Pain, Brain Health and Balance
Call for dates, generally once every six weeks. 11:15am-12:15pm

Check
Guidelines for Pain Relief for information about how to use tai chi and qigong for relief from chronic pain as well as Tai Chi and Mind-Body Integration in Sports and Martial Arts, Subtle Energy Body, and Brain. Read about private sessions.


Spiral Anatomy™ Biomechanics and Energy Clinics.
Call for dates, 9:00am-noon 2-days $95 Get ready to dance, run, hike, ski or bike!
Experience more fun and more freedom with better biomechanics, alignment, and whole-body integration. Have more speed, endurance and relaxation with less effort and pain. Take your movement art to its highest level--blend heart, mind, energy and spirit in movement. Check the new Chapter on Power Stretching as well as Tai Chi and Mind-Body Integration in Sports and Martial Arts and Subtle Energy Body pages to preview the kind of information taught by Susan Matthews in this workshop.

Spiral Anatomy


Brain Workshop™ Seminars


Class Contents

Regular Adult Classes in Tai Chi and Qigong - Bagua, Tibetan Qigong, Chen style form, Tong Bei, Lan Shou, Push Hands and much more. Continuing and advanced students attend this class. It's all about energy. Come learn how to build energy for use in health, strength, power, and consciousness. Learn to feel energy (qi) in the physical body, build it, move it, guide it with the mind and make a direct connection to the spiritual.

Rehabilitation Classes with Brain Workshop Training. Learn simple yet powerful exercises for BALANCE, POSTURE, FALL PREVENTION, BLOOD CIRCULATION, MEMORY, DIGESTIVE HEALTH, HEART HEALTH, SLEEP, RELAXATION, STRESS REDUCTION, INCONTINENCE.

Read articles below for benefits. Home practice supported with DVDs available through MastersFromChina.com.

Sample class contents:
Forms (Tai Chi, Dragon Palm Bagua, Xing-Yi, Lan Shou, Tongbei), drills, qigong, push hands, fighting applications.

Sitting or standing Warm Ups and Abdominal Exercises to increase blood circulation to the internal organs, aid digestion, improve incontinence, exercise the brain, increase mental focus, increase vital energy called qi.
Head and Neck Massage, Meridian Massage, Tuina Techniques
Relaxation and Brain Blood Circulation Meditation/Visualization for internal energy flow.
Power Stretching for internal bone, tendon, ligament restructuring and meridian activation.
Posture Training through structural integration reverses collapsing structure, reduces chronic pain, opens blood circulation.
Balance Training, Fall Prevention
Walking, Biomechanics and Movement Retraining.
Moving with music, rhythm, and simple dance is enormous fun!