Jump Start 2020 with a New Tai Chi Class!

Yikes!  It’s happening!  2019 is rapidly coming to a close and a new year is almost upon us.  For me, the start of a new year brings an opportunity to refocus on my own health and well-being and bringing balance back into my life.  That’s something that I often struggle with and Tai Chi has become an integral part of helping me maintain that mind – body balance.

Here at Tai Chi Revolution we’d like to invite you to join us for a new six week class (class details below).  This “beginner’s class” is designed to give students a foundation in Tai Chi movement principles, basic concepts and techniques, and the health benefits of regular practice. This class is for people who have no prior experience with Tai Chi or who have practiced Tai Chi but have been away from it and would like to get back into it.  This class is conducted in a safe, friendly, and supportive environment where everyone is welcome.

Our practice of Tai Chi is focused on the mind/body interaction and integrating slow, intentional movements to help strengthen, relax, coordinate and integrate the physical body and mind to improve overall health.  Regular practice of Tai chi can improve balance control, fitness, and flexibility, and may offer the benefits of reducing the risk of falls.  It is safe for people of all ages, as it does not put too much stress on the muscles and joints.   We hope to see you at our studio!

CLASS INFORMATION

When:  Tuesday nights beginning on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 and running through February 18th (6 weeks)

Time:  6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: Tai Chi Revolution Studio located at 2817 James Street, corner of James and North Edwards Avenue.  The studio entrance is on North Edwards (there’s a sign in the window so you can find us) with off-street parking in front of the studio and across the street.  There is also free street parking.

Cost: $60 (payable at the first class; cash or check, unfortunately we don’t take credit cards)

What to wear:  Comfortable and loose fitting clothing.  Shoes should be flat and enclose your foot with good support (something like sneakers or low hiking shoes).  Bare feet, crocs, flip flops or open toed sandals should be avoided.

Still have questions?  You can check out our FAQ page here or send us an e-mail at TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and someone will get back to you within a day.

Don’t Miss Our New Beginner Class!

Would you be interested in a little Tai Chi?  We are offering a six week beginner’s class starting on Tuesday, November 5, at 6:00pm!

This can be a difficult time of year for many people.  The days are getting shorter and colder and winter is starting to nip at our heels.  It’s so easy to get lost in all the things around us that need our attention that we sometimes forget to pay attention to our own health and well-being.  We don’t want that to happen to you!  Read on to learn about the benefits of a regular practice of Tai Chi:

Mind: memory retention, confidence, self control

Body: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance

Spirit: patience, perseverance, respect

Great stuff right?!!  Tai Chi has a lot to offer and we provide trained instructors, an open studio, and a friendly supportive group of members who enjoy working with new people.  So…

  • If you’ve never tried Tai Chi before but always wondered about it – this class is for you
  • Practiced Tai Chi but fell out of the routine and want a quick brush up to motivate you to pick it back up again – this class is for you
  • Looking for a way to shed the stress of your day – this class is for you
  • Currently practice Tai Chi and wondering how to help support new students – you guessed it… come to this class and cheer on new students!

Our studio is large, open, well lit and has off street parking.

Tai Chi Revolution Studio

This six week class will teach you the fundamental movements of Tai Chi.  You will learn the first 17 movements of the 108 movement set with qualified and knowledgeable instructors.  You found our website – now we’d really like to meet you in person!

CLASS INFORMATION

When:  Tuesday nights beginning on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 and running through December December 9th (6 weeks)

Time:  6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: Tai Chi Revolution Studio located at 2817 James Street, corner of James and North Edwards Avenue.  The studio entrance is on North Edwards (there’s a sign in the window so you can find us) with off-street parking in front of the studio and across the street.  There is also free street parking.

Cost: $60 (payable at the first class; cash or check, unfortunately we don’t take credit cards)

What to wear:  Comfortable and loose fitting clothing.  Shoes should be flat and enclose your foot with good support (something like sneakers or low hiking shoes).  Bare feet, crocs, flip flops or open toed sandals should be avoided.

Still have questions?  You can check out our FAQ page here or send us an e-mail at TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and someone will get back to you within a day.

We look forward to meeting you!

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.  ~ Lao Tzu

Don’t Miss Our New Beginner Class!

Tai Chi Revolution is offering a new “First 17”  six week class!  Come join the “Revolution”!!

We want you to FEEL GOOD at the end of your day!  Work stress?  Kids homework stress?  Yard work stress?  Thinking about the holidays already stress (say it isn’t so!).  It’s so easy to get lost in all the things around us that need our attention that we sometimes forget to pay attention to our own health and well-being.  The regular practice of Tai Chi has the following benefits:

Mind: memory retention, confidence, self control

Body: balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance

Spirit: patience, perseverance, respect

Tai Chi is a form of moving meditation that accomplishes multiple objectives at once: working on balance, posture, movement through space, calming your mind, and spending time with friendly welcoming people.  Do any of the following describe you?  We have an answer!!

  • Never tried Tai Chi before but always wondered about it – this class is for you
  • Practiced Tai Chi but fell out of the routine and want a quick brush up to motivate you to pick it back up again – this class is for you
  • Looking for a way to shed the stress of your day – this class is for you
  • Currently practice Tai Chi and wondering how to help support new students – you guessed it… come to this class and cheer on new students!

Our studio is large, open, well lit and has off street parking.

Tai Chi Revolution Studio

This six week class will teach you the fundamental movements of Tai Chi.  You will learn the first 17 movements of the 108 movement set with qualified and knowledgeable instructors.  You found our website – now we’d really like to meet you in person!

CLASS INFORMATION

When:  Tuesday nights beginning on September 17, 2019 and running through October 22nd (6 weeks)

Time:  6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: Tai Chi Revolution Studio located at 2817 James Street, corner of James and North Edwards Avenue.  The studio entrance is on North Edwards (there’s a sign in the window so you can find us) with off-street parking in front of the studio and across the street.  There is also free street parking.

Cost: $60 (payable at the first class; cash or check, unfortunately we don’t take credit cards)

What to wear:  Comfortable and loose fitting clothing.  Shoes should be flat and enclose your foot with good support (something like sneakers or low hiking shoes).  Bare feet, crocs, flip flops or open toed sandals should be avoided.

Still have questions?  You can check out our FAQ page here or send us an e-mail at TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and someone will get back to you within a day.

We look forward to meeting you!

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.  ~ Lao Tzu

New Beginner Class Starting – Don’t Miss It!

Tai Chi Revolution is offering a new “First 17”  six week class.  This class is meant for everyone and anyone!

  • Never tried Tai Chi before but always wondered about it – this class is for you
  • Practiced Tai Chi but fell out of the routine and want a quick brush up to motivate you to pick it back up again – this class is for you
  • Looking for a way to shed the stress of your day – this class is for you
  • Currently practice Tai Chi and wondering how to help support new students – you guessed it… come to this class and cheer on new students!

Tai Chi is a form of moving meditation.  It accomplishes multiple objectives at one time: working on balance, posture, movement through space, calming your mind, and spending time with warm, friendly people.  Our studio is large, open, well lit and has off street parking.

Tai Chi Revolution Studio

This six week class will teach you the fundamental movements of Tai Chi.  You will learn the first 17 movements of the 108 movement set with qualified and knowledgeable instructors.  You found our website – now we’d really like to meet you in person!

CLASS INFORMATION

When:  Tuesday nights beginning on June 4, 2019 and running through July 9th (6 weeks)

Time:  6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: Tai Chi Revolution Studio located at 2817 James Street, corner of James and North Edwards Avenue.  The studio entrance is on North Edwards (there’s a sign in the window so you can find us) with off-street parking in front of the studio and across the street.  There is also free street parking.

Cost: $60 (payable at the first class; cash or check, unfortunately we don’t take credit cards)

What to wear:  Comfortable and loose fitting clothing.  Shoes should be flat and enclose your foot with good support (something like sneakers or low hiking shoes).  Bare feet, crocs, flip flops or open toed sandals should be avoided.

Still have questions?  You can check out our FAQ page here or send us an e-mail at TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and someone will get back to you within a day.

We look forward to meeting you!

 

 

 

 

You’re Just In Time! New Beginner Class Starting on 8/29/18.

Are you looking to try something new?  Tai Chi Revolution is starting a six week beginner class on Wednesday nights and we’d love to see you there.  No prior experience is necessary although if you’ve done Tai Chi before and drifted away from it over time – you are also welcome to join us.  Practicing Tai Chi on a regular basis has been proven to provide health benefits, improved balance, and mental relaxation.  This six week class is an excellent opportunity to learn the basic foundations of Tai Chi and the first 17 moves to start you on your Tai Chi journey.  We hope to see you at our studio next week.

Tai Chi Revolution Studio

DETAILS

When: Wednesday nights from August 29 through October 3, 2018

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Cost:  $50 for the 6 weeks.  Payment by check or cash is due the first week of class.

Location:  Tai Chi Revolution Studio located at 2817 James Street, corner of James and North Edwards Ave in Syracuse, NY.  The studio is on the North Edwards Street side of the building, look for the Tai Chi Revolution sign in the window.  You can park in our lot or the lot across the street.

What to Wear:  Comfortable and loose clothing.  Shoes should be flat and enclose your foot with good support (think sneakers or low hiking shoes).  Bare feet, flip flops, crocs or open sandals should be avoided.

Still have questions?  You can check out our FAQ page here or send us an e-mail to TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and someone will get back to you within a day.

 

It’s Back! The Full 108 moves set for Beginners – Come Join Us!!

We are excited to announce that Tai Chi Revolution is going to offer the full 108 move set as a Beginner’s Class starting on April 11th, 2018

It’s been a while since we’ve offered this class but its time has come!  Our instructors will take you through the full set of 108 moves over this 12 week course.  While this is a beginners class EVERYONE is welcome! Maybe you are completely new to Tai Chi, or took a break to focus on other demands in your life, or maybe you’ve been practicing but you enjoy the community of others or supporting people who are new to Tai Chi – wherever you are at in your Tai Chi journey we look forward to you joining us.  Just remember – you do NOT need ANY prior experience with Tai Chi to participate in this class.  You will learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi and experience the meditative effects of this practice in a relaxed and friendly setting.  Regular and on-going practice of Tai Chi has been proven to provide many beneficial health effects. Our studio is an open and welcoming space and well suited to taking advantage of this experience.  Our members will be there to help support new comers and to share their experiences.

If you’ve ever wanted to see what Tai Chi is about or you drifted away and want to come back to a regular practice… this class is for you!  Details are below.  We hope to see you at the studio!

DETAILS

When: Wednesday nights from April 11th – June 27th, 2018

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Cost:  $120 for the 12 weeks.  Payment by check due the first week of class.  Payment may also be made in three 4-week installments ($40/installment).

Location:  Tai Chi Revolution Studio located at 2817 James Street, corner of James and North Edwards Ave.  The studio is on the North Edwards Street side of the building, look for the Tai Chi Revolution sign in the window.  You can park in our lot or the lot across the street.

What to Wear:  Comfortable and loose clothing.  Shoes should be flat and enclose your foot with good support (think sneakers or low hiking shoes).  Bare feet, flip flops, crocs or open sandals should be avoided.

Still have questions?  You can check out our FAQ page here or send us an e-mail to TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and someone will get back to you within a day.

 

You Can Experience the Benefits of Tai Chi!

Tai Chi Revolution is a Syracuse, NY-based Tai Chi studio where practitioners of all levels have experienced first hand the benefits of practicing Tia Chi.  An recent article in Your Health Magazine reminds us that Tai Chi is more than just an exercise in moving meditation.  There are proven health benefits as Kym Huie, a tai chi instructor for more than 30 years, points out:

“It improves people’s balance,” Kym said. “Besides the physical balance issues, it can help with bone density issues, because we’re weight-bearing in tai chi. Tai chi also helps with deep breathing, and studies have shown that tai chi helps with fighting off dementia and strengthening cognition or the ability to think. Tai chi is very much a memory exercise, and it can help with anxiety, stress and depression.”

“…When you do tai chi long enough, in 15 to 20 minutes you can start to get a little chemical release of endorphins, the feel-good chemicals from exercise. And though we may never get rid of all of our pain if we have arthritis or a bad knee or hip, we can reduce our pain levels by deep breathing and getting this endorphin release, and it helps manage our pain.

We encourage you consider starting your own journey with Tai Chi.  It’s simple to start – just check out our calendar for dates, times, and practice locations.  We routinely hold a 6 week beginners class and on-going practice classes several times a week.  If you, a family member, or a friend has ever wondered what Tia Chi looks like, what it might be like to join a class, or want to pick up practicing again then stop by and check our group out.  No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome regardless of your experience levels.

If you would like more information, please send us an e-mail and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.  You can also learn more about us by visiting and following our Facebook page.

Tai Chi Really IS Good For You!

The science is in (again!) on the health benefits of practicing Tai Chi.  From the Harvard Gazette (April 25, 2017):

“… scientists also value it [Tai Chi] for its fundamental, physical benefits.  In addition to improving balance, flexibility, and mental agility, it also reduces falls, the largest preventable cause of death and injury among older adults.”

You can read the full article here:  http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2017/04/tai-chi-can-prevent-elderly-from-falls-add-mental-agility/

If you live in the Syracuse, NY area, and you’ve been interested in learning more about Tai Chi or would like to try it out, please contact us at TaiChiRevolutionCNY@gmail.com and we’d be happy to talk to you.

No experience is necessary and everyone is welcome!