Classes-Northfield, IL

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If you have any questions about the Northfield classes:

Classes are held at
New Trier High School, Northfield Campus
7 Happ Road, Northfield, IL 60093

Instructors and assistants from left to right:
Paula, Linn, Ann, Bill, Pam (lead instructor in Northfield), Blair, Kathy

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Classes are offered in the following levels:

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QIGONG and FOUNDATIONS OF TAI CHI CHUAN
Mondays, 7:00–8:00 p.m., Kathy Sheridan, instructor
Saturdays, 9:30–10:30 a.m., Paula Chalk, instructor

In the Qigong and Foundations class we introduce Chinese health exercises and the fundamental principles and exercises of Tai Chi Chuan.

FORM 1: the 1st Section of the Form (the first 13 movements of the Form)
Mondays, 7:00–8:00 p.m., Ann Cusack, instructor
Saturdays, 8:20–9:20 a.m., Ann Cusack, instructor

In the 1st section of the Form class, students continue to practice the exercises and apply the principles learned in the Qigong and Foundations of Tai Chi class as they learn the first section of the Tai Chi Chuan form–a series of 37 Tai Chi movements woven together in a sequence to enhance relaxation, Chi development, physical balance, and energy balance.

FORM 2: the 2nd Section of the Form (the remaining 24 movements of the Form)
Mondays, 7:00–8:00 p.m., Pam Hultgren, instructor
Saturdays, 8:20–9:20 a.m., Pam Hultgren, instructor

Students in the 2nd section of the Form class, in addition to continuing to practicing the various exercises, will focus on the second section of the Tai Chi Chuan Form and the principles behind the movements.

ADVANCED
Wednesdays, 7:00–8:00 p.m., Pam Hultgren, instructor

Students in the Advanced Class have learned and are comfortable performing the full 37-Posture Form. The Advanced class focuses on the principles of Tai Chi as they relate to the exercises and the Form.

ADVANCED+
Wednesdays, 8:00–8:30 p.m., Pam Hultgren, instructor

The Advanced+ class will serve as an extension to the Advanced class for those Advanced students wishing to have some additional time for discussion and two-person practices.