News : Free classes offered in Portsmouth for World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

Apr 24, 2013

From The Portsmouth Herald

In honor of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, Gateway Taiji will be hosting demonstrations and free classes to help spread awareness and understanding of the Tai Chi (also spelled "taiji"). Demonstrations by both Bill Buckley and Kevin Beane at Gateway Taiji in Portsmouth, will take place from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. Buckley, founder of Gateway Taiji, will be demonstrating the Qigong as a form of low impact exercise and energy cultivation from 1-2 p.m., and Beane will be hosting a class on the fundamental awareness of the principles of Tai Chi from 2-3 p.m.

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day is celebrated by thousands of people across the globe. Tai Chi (also spelled "taiji") and Qigong (chi kung) promote an Eastern approach to healthy exercise, meditation, and mindfulness practices. The GateWay events are part of a larger Seacoast celebration of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day.

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