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New class this summer at the Academy of Martial & Internal Arts

  Introduction to Tai Chi Basics 4 Wednesdays, 6-7 pm July 10-July 31 Academy of Martial Arts 1570 Soquel Dr. (across from Dominican Hospital) tuition: $65 Instructors: Ted Mancuso & Narrye Caldwell In this 4 session class, you will get … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Sword Class

Tai Chi Straight Sword–Basics Wednesdays 6-7 pm for 8 weeks Class has ended, but CONTACT ME if you would like to be notified of the next session.      Beauty, grace, agility, and strength, are all qualities long associated with … Continue reading

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What you should know before you start a Tai Chi class

I love teaching Tai Chi, and I especially love introducing this beautiful health promoting martial art to beginners. But many people start out with some ideas that are not only wrong, but prevent them from sticking with the practice long … Continue reading

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Why I Practice Tai Chi

It is 6:30 a.m. and I’d rather stay in bed. I struggle up. I’m a little stiff and can’t yet imagine any activity except tea and staring out the window for a while. I grant myself the pleasure of one … Continue reading

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Practicing…

Every morning I walk to the park near my house and go through a particular routine. Though there are variables in the routine, it always contains the same basic building blocks. I start with some simple qigong to warm up. … Continue reading

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