Hope through Rehabilitation & Research
The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital has been offering classes in Tai Chi for Health, for 14 consecutive years. We presently offer several, 60 minute classes per week that are scheduled in 10 week repeating cycles. Classes are offered during the day, evening and on Saturdays.
Golden Tai Chi™ for Balance: Designed to address balance concerns by incorporating the fundamental principles that are Tai Chi's foundation. It draws upon the essential and elemental Tai Chi movements using a progressively challenging and rewarding syllabus.
Various levels of Golden Tai Chi are offered including Advanced which includes a Traditional Tai Chi form as well as the basic Golden Tai Chi for balance set. Basic Golden Tai Chi for Balance and Adaptive Golden Tai Chi where movements can be done using chair support.
All Golden Tai Chi classes require that participants can stand and walk un-assisted at all times.
Tai Chi Experience: A total body & mind workout …. without the sweat. No experience required. Suitable for all active individuals, including those who walk for exercise. A unique introduction to the core principles of Tai Chi & Qigong. Class includes Balance Training,Qigong, Tai Chi form, Gait & Coordination exercises, Meditation & Breathing for Health.
Traditional Tai Chi and Chi Kung: A Traditional Tai Chi class including Tai Chi Forms, Chi Kung, Meditation and Visualization and Diaphragmatic Breathing exercises. Students work in individual groups at the same level of experience. Beginners work together learning an Introductory Form. This class is open to advance as well as beginning students. All movements are done standing.
Chi Kung and Meditation: This Saturday morning class is done outside, weather permitting. Students will follow along as the group does various Chi Kung exercises including; Eight Pieces of Chinese Silk Brocade, Sun Rise Chi Kung and Swimming Dragon. Standing and moving Mediation is practiced in each class. Students must be able to walks and stand un-assisted
Therapeutic Tai Chi: Movements can be done seated, standing with support or standing. Traditional Tai Chi and Chi Kung movements have been selected for their ability to promote coordination, focus, relaxation and to promote over health and vitality. Suited for individuals with Parkinson's disease, recovering stroke patients, those with other neurological challenges and individuals with moderate to acute balance issues. Students must be able to attend without a aid or companion in attendance.
For additional information about any Tai Chi classes offered through the Burke Fitness Center, please contact Heather Massimo at (914) 597-2578 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where: Burke’s Sports Center - BLDG. 4
When: Saturday, May 11th
Time: 11: 45 AM to 1:00 PM
Reservations are Required
Sifu, Gene Nelson - Director, Empire Tai Chi
(914) 803-2632 Info@EmpireTaiChi.com