Introduction To Tai-Chi Long Form
Sunday, DECEMBER 3, 2017 @ Shilo Farms Eco Lodge & Retreat
All Levels Welcome! No Experence Needed
The Classical Yang Family Long Form is a traditional Tai-Chi Chuan form passed down to family members and disciples by the Great-Great Grand Master Yang Cheng-Fu (1883-1936) who is famously known as the father of the 108 Form.
The descriptive meaning of Tai-Chi is “superior-ultimate”. In other literal versions it is known as a “moving meditation” or “moving like a great river”. The word Chuan means fist”. In Chinese texts Chuan also means boxing”. Together Tai-Chi Chuan means Superior-Ultimate Shadow Boxing. This practice is a martial art with slow, relaxed, and flowing movements. It is ideal for those seeking gentle rehabilitative exercises for reducing tension and stress of the body. In today’s modern medicine doctors refer Tai-Chi to their clients for supporting balance and controlling anxiety. Devoted students are known to study Tai-Chi Chuan for “innate power” of your “true nature” through calmness. It is a low impact exercise that emphasizes on balance, grace, and fluidity through motion.
As you learn the late Yang Cheng Fu’s form you will focus on physical body alignments (body structure) and methods of moving (body mechanics) to prevent and heal various injuries as well as making both body and mind stronger more relaxed and focused. The internal frame is largely emphasized with expanded movements specialized in what we refer to as Qi, Energy in the body. (See schedule below)
This class is lead by Kampa VaShi Deva (Sifu Nicanor Snow) founder of the Seacoast Tai-Chi Institute
All Levels Welcome
For Active Individuals
No Experience Needed
Registration & Walk-In Fee $88
Pre-Register Online On Eventbrite Fee $71 (+$6.01) Save $9.99
Limited Space 30 Count
Organizer Refund Policy: Refunds up to 7 days before event
*Please remember to be well nourishes before attending.
Bring water and a snack for the break. No recreational drugs or alcohol permitted!
Street shoes are not permitted on studio floor.
12:00pm - Tai-Chi Basics, Increments & Qigong
1:00pm - Internal Postures & Tai-Chi Kung
1:45pm - Break/ water or snack
2:00pm - Section One - Classical Long Form
3:00pm - Practice and Coaching
4:00pm - Finish
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BIO (short version)
Sifu Kampa VaShi Deva | Nicanor Snow is an instructor and coach of Tai-Chi Chuan, Qigong and meditation. He is a certified instructor member of the Gin Soon Tai-Chi Chuan Federation U.S.A. In the spring of 1983, he began training in the ancient martial art of Tai-Chi Chuan with Master Gin Soon Chu and with his son Fong Chu. In 1985 he began his healing studies at the Lea Tam Acupuncture Center in Boston with Qigong Master, Tom Tam, and Dr. Ping C. Chan, Lic. Ac. In 1994, he traveled with the Oriental Culture Institute for work-study in Taiwan and in 1998 he traveled to Beijing to continue his studies and internship at the China Beijing International Acupuncture Institute. Since 1985 Kampa has held his practice in traditional Chinese therapy for over 30 years. In the spring of 2000 Kampa established the Seacoast Tai-chi Institue. He holds a private healing pracitces as an Asian Bodywork Therapist, A.B.T., Qigong Therapist and a certificate of VortexHealing. He is certified by the A.O.B.T.A. American Organization of Bodywork Therapy of Asia, Oregon Research Institute “Moving for Better Balance” which is an affiliate of the New Hampshire Task Force. He has established most of his practices North of Boston and in Southern New Hampshire. He currently teaches in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. With a small team of friends, his hopes of establishing an online media school finally began in the summer of 2017. Now people from around the nation can access virtual Tai-Chi lessons from the privacy of their home with Sifu Kampa.
To read more about Kampa log onto: www.seacoasttaichichuan.com