Join us on Saturday mornings at Lincoln Park, weather permitting.
We meet at the corner of 11th and East Capitol Street, SE on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. All levels welcome.
(8:00 - 9:00am EST)
We form class and practice.
(9:00 - 10:00am EST)
We do our push hands practice.
- Private Lesson: $100 per hour
- Regular Class: $50 per month
- Half Year Regular Class: $300
If there is more than one student interested in a private lesson, the rate is negotiable.
Regular class includes outdoor Saturday class and one intensive one-hour small group class per month at the teacher’s house.
"Without the spiritual aspects of tai chi, you'll never get the martial," says Walls-Kaufman.
Push hands is the near-complete practice used in tai chi to explore the martial and spiritual. It incorporates all of the internal, philosophical and tactical themes of the art. Two people face one another and, staying lightly connected at the hands, wrists and elbows, pursue one another’s center of gravity with the object of gently destabilizing their opponent’s balance.
We emphasize gentle and courteous push hands in our group practice because I believe that genuine tai chi understanding is absolutely impossible without the feeling, and the proof, of chi that this unique insight provides us. It is as spiritual as any other part of the art.
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Open and friendly - The Tai Chi classes in Lincoln Park are open and friendly.
- The Old School style of study emphasized.
- Not much talking.
- Beginners are always welcome.
- Intermediates and advanced even more welcome.
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