Introduction to Yang Snake Style Tai Chi
Tuesdays at 10:30
The Yang Snake Style is a dynamic tai chi method that mobilizes the spine while stretching and strengthening the core body muscles. Practicing this ancient martial art increases strength, balance, flexibility, vitality, peace of mind, and martial skill.
Snake style tai chi uses core body strength to initiate movement. Through discussion and practice, students will learn the principles of snake style movement, learning stretching exercises to help create the strength and flexibility needed to create this movement, and be introduced to the tai chi form. For in depth instruction, beginners arrive at 9:30. At 10:30 all levels practice stretching exercises and the tai chi form together. Please wear loose clothing and flat shoes.
If you are interested in joining TaiChi as a beginner, Ida will meet with you one half hour before the regular scheduled class. Please notify us one week before the class.
Ida Schmulowitz has been practicing Yang Style Tai Chi since 1984. She has been studying Yang Snake Style since 2005 with Bao Tak Fai (Master Robert Boyd of Burlington,Vt. ) and is a certified Snake Style instructor.
Class fee: $5.00 per class - $10 non-members
New Exercise Class for Seniors
Mondays and Wednesdays 11:15 - 12 noon
Body Soul Brings Free Exercise Class to Hamilton House
Sponsored by a Grant from the City of Providence
Senior exercises focus on increasing cardiovascular endurance, strength, balance and flexibility which can assist in reducing arthritic symptoms. Body Soul certified instructor Jodie leads the class at a pace that works the best for each participant. In addition to the multiple benefits of the exercises, the one benefit that matters most to participants is laughter. Exercise is not the only thing that makes a person feel better: social interaction with pers is a vital part of health and well-being. Jodie brings expertise and enthusiasm. This exercise class will be held next door at Chapel Hall.....
MUST PRE-REGISTER: 831-1800.
Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m.
Hamilton House offers two classes in Yoga. The Wednesday class is Chair Yoga, and on Friday you can choose either the chair or floor. Yoga has many benefits and certified teacher, Pam MacFarlane, has dedicated her beliefs and passion to the practice of Yoga for both physical and mental well being. Pam is certified to guide you through yoga stretches and movement for back, osteoporosis, and other physical challenges. Breathing techniques are encouraged and are included in both classes.
Class Fee: $10 per week
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Yoga Nidra - New Date and Time to be Announced...
Yoga Nidra (yoga sleep) is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to sleep" stage. Yoga nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining consciousness. The practice of yoga relaxation has been found to reduce tension and anxiety. The autonomic symptoms of high anxiety such as headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain respond well. Everyone can benefit from this offering. Pam MacFarlane will lead the relaxation. Pam is a yoga instructor certified in Kripala, Yoga Nidra and Positional Therapy and has been teaching since 1999.
This program is supported by the State Legislative Grant.
Health and Wellness
Massage and Ayurveda - Monday, March 12 at 1 pm
The Estern Indian practice of Ayurveda is an ancient form of holistic medicine which balances the mind, body and spirit. Receiving Ayurveda treatments can assist in understanding how you can best stay in balance. Katie Amed, certified Massage therapist, will discuss the benefits of both massage and Ayurveda. Message therapy can help with managing pain, relieving stress, calming the nervous system, boosting the immune system, improving circulation, restoring sleep and enhancing digestion.