Cheng Man-Ching 37 Form
Professor Cheng Man-Ching was a student of Master Yang Cheng-Fu, the famous Yang Family lineage. He studied the Yang Long Form (108 postures) which takes 20-25 mins to perform and shortened it into 37-posture form which takes only 7 mins. This shortened form eliminated many of the repetitions in the long form, while maintaining its essence.
“Softness” is emphasized in this form. Therefore, one must learn to manage his/her inner Qi (Life energy) by guiding it with flowing intention. In this class, you will learn the postures of the form with the modifications for your condition, the applications for self -defense, and the ideal of the Cheng Man-Ching Method that helps deepen our practice and inspires us in daily life. The benefit of Tai Chi Chuan practice is unlimited and it depends on oneself to define!
Health Qi Gong – 6 Form Tai Chi Gong
“6 Form Tai Chi Gong” is very easy to learn! The movements are relaxed, gentle and can easily be adapted for people in different conditions. By applying relaxed and even abdominal breathing during the whole routine, one improves the Respiratory System. The benefits of this exercise also includes enhancing internal energy circulation, relieving stress, decreasing risk of falling.
13 Form Tai Chi Chuan
13 Form Taichi chuan is a simple form to learn and allows beginners to quickly grasp the basic essence of Taichi chuan and enjoy a smooth, complete form. The form is composed of 13 foundational Taichi chuan movements, the Eight Methods: Peng, Lü, Ji, An, Cai, Lie, Zhou, Kao, and the Five Foot-Works: Jin, Tui, Gu, Pan, Ding. 13 Form is ideal for beginners to get the first taste of Taichi chuan but also very suitable for experienced practitioners to deepen their skills.
Health Qi Gong – Five Animal Frolics
Five Animal Frolics, Wu Qin Xi, was developed by Hua Tuo (c.140-208), a famous Chinese physician and surgeon of the late East Han dynasty who was famous for his skills in internal medicine, surgery, acupuncture, herbal medicine, moxibustion and medical Daoyin exercises. Hua Tuo believed in the adage that a rolling stone gathers no moss: a person must keep an active mind and moving body to maintain one’s health. He created Five Animal Frolics by studying and mimicking many different kinds of animals. By regularly practicing with this exercise, one can expect to improve general health, prevent diseases, reduce chronic pain and even heal many chronic conditions.
Health Qi Gong: Yi Jin Jing
Yijin Jīng（易筋經）, also called Classic of Sinew Metamorphosis, is an ancient Chinese Qi Gong exercise. In general Chinese, Yi means „ Change“, Jin means „ muscles and tendons“, Jing means a classic book containing methods, experiences and knowledge. “Yijin Jing“ is a great Qigong exercise to improve our health by changing our fascia, ligaments or tendons and the condition of our organs. The breathing is coordinated with one’s calmed mind and body. The goals are strengthening the muscles, bones and sinews, improving breathing and inner Qi (life energy), as well as smoothing the meridians. The benefits include: reducing chronic pain, back pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. Improving blood circulation, sleep quality, balance, flexibility, muscle tone and posture and more.