Duration: 1 hour; $10; Discover the secrets to transforming both your mind and body with the Japanese martial art of Aikido. Aikido's philosophy of nonviolence and redirection of aggression will help you learn better ways to battle the stresses of everyday life. You'll focus on the moral and spiritual aspects of the martial arts, like harmony and peace. As you practice techniques with a partner, you'll gain flexibility and strength through a workout that pays attention to your individual pace, making you more aware of your personal fitness level. If you're looking for a new way to get both physically and spiritually fit, then this is the class for you.
Explore the Japanese martial art of Aikido in a safe and positive environment
Focus on the moral and spiritual aspects of martial arts
Develop dynamic movement, balance, and self-control
No experience necessary
Nontraditional Tai Chi
Duration: 45 min; $10; Tai Chi is known for its meditative technique in addressing health, calmness, and self-defense. In this class, you'll learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi and discover why it is the perfect exercise for those new to fitness as well as those looking to gain a more meditative practice. Your professional instructor will guide you both mentally and physically as you make your way through meditative practices like breathing and mental clarity, and practice dynamic movements that focus on improving muscle tone, flexibility, balance, and coordination. Whether you're looking to build a regular practice or simply want to explore this unique martial art for the first time, this class is perfect for all students.
Learn the fundamentals of Tai Chi in a safe and positive environment
Discover techniques for health, calmness, and self control
Improve muscle tone, flexibility, balance, and coordination.
Foster a stronger mind-body connection
Note: No experience necessary.
Cane Self Defense
Duration: 1 hour; $10; Whether you use one to get around town or just want to keep it close in case of danger, the cane is an effective and legal weapon that can be quickly and easily utilized to fend off an aggressor. In this all-levels class, discover the proper techniques to wielding a cane in attack scenarios, and build the mind-body connection essential to making smart and purposeful movements in dangerous situations. From strikes to takedowns, your professional instructor will demonstrate the best ways to incorporate your weapon into fundamental martial arts techniques as you observe and then attempt each scenario, building confidence and mindfulness in your practice.
Discover the proper techniques to wield your cane as a weapon of self defense
Become familiar with proper handling through foundational movements
Build a stronger mind-body connection
No experience necessary
Cancellation Policy: No refunds available; All sales are final.