• By Walkertown Branch
  • Posted Sunday, March 15, 2020

POSTPONED: Free Tai Chi Class Every Wednesday & Friday at Walkertown

Instructor Mark Fleming is teaching an ongoing tai chi class in the Yang style Tai Chi every Friday at 10 a.m. Instructor Marti Lillich is teaching the same style of Tai Chi every Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Lillich is a master Tai Chi instructor with over 20 years of experience and practice of this fitness art. Fleming is a writer and former English teacher who has been practicing Tai Chi for eight years. He also has a black belt in Goju-ryu karate. In addition to his class at Walkertown Branch Library, he teaches at Wildlight Wellness Collective in Winston-Salem and College Park Baptist Church in Greensboro.

Please, view this introduction video - https://friendsofthewalkertownlibrary.org/tai-chi-with-mark-fleming/

After suffering debilitating lower back pain, Fleming starting practicing Tai Chi. He began studying with Golden Flower Tai Chi School and found that it was much more than safe, gentle exercise. For Fleming, Tai Chi is moving meditation, a form of self-empowerment, and a means of cultivating a sense of well-being. He approaches Tai Chi practice as “play.” His classes play with movement, breath and energy, bringing together mind, body and spirit. He teaches the Golden Flower Tai Chi beginner qigong form as well as the Yang-style short form.

Tai chi is a low impact exercise that has many potential benefits, including decreased stress and improved flexibility.

To learn more about Tai Chi and health, visit the Mayo Clinic webpage for tai chi: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/tai-chi/art-20045184

This class is free and sponsored by Friends of the Walkertown Library.

Please register by phone 336-703-2990 or via email walkertownlibrary@gmail.com

Free Ongoing Tai Chi Class With Mark Fleming

Every Friday, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Every Wednesday, 6 - 7 p.m.
Walkertown Branch Library
2969 Main St. Walkertown, NC 27051

Call (336) 703-2990 for more information.
Click here for driving directions.

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