Class and Program Descriptions
Due to Covid-19 we have limited class schedules.  We are happy to talk with you about a class or program for you, your company, or your organization. Please contact info@shouldersdown.com for additional information


Current Classes 

  • Rising Phoenix T'ai Chi: Working on your health, fitness, and longevity - for individuals and the general population or special groups: T’ai Chi and Qi Gong principles, and 24 Movement T'ai Chi Form. This class is taught in our studio or at your location. Emphasizes breathing, stretching, classic t’ai chi and qi gong for health and longevity. 
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  • Movement Improvement T'ai Chi®: "Get up and Go!" -  Adapted T'ai Chi classes focusing on the basics for those with Parkinson's, Seniors, or those with balance and movement challenges.  Taught online, in our Atlanta studio or on-site at colleges, senior centers, and retirement communities. Movements can be performed seated or standing while also emphasizing balance, strength, rejuvenation, and health issues of Seniors or those with other special physical needs.  (Movement Improvement Class Schedule)
     

Available Classes and Programs

  • Shoulders Down Classes: "Shoulders down, energy UP" -  Corporate on-site and public in-studio group classes, seminars and workshops to help employees create a healthy body, reduce effects of stress, restore and reinvigorate energy, and maintain a fresh and focused mind.  Exercises that can be practiced in small segments throughout the day are taught, as well as breathing techniques and movements for a "quick refresher" whenever desired.  Emphasizes stress reduction, health, and fitness.

  • Creating Health:  "Let go of that which you do not need, add that which you do" -  For balancing weight, stress management, eating for health, exercising effectively with gentle, yet strengthening movements, and using all of these to create a healthy mind, body and spirit.  For those who wish to live in a healthy, energized and positive manner. 

  • Special Classes for Special People:  “T’ai Chi for Every Body, Every Day"  - Specially designed classes for Special populations on-site, such as for those students with visual impairments, hearing impairments, physical challenges, those with head injury or stroke patients, Parkinson's Disease, and others.  Emphasizes restoration, rejuvenation, and  rehabilitation. 

  • Boundless Chi:  Boost your "ener-chi", emphasizing strength, aerobic and cardio functions, or flexibility, or weight control. 

  • Flying Dragon:  Let's play!"- Youth classes on-site at schools, or in the studio. Emphasizing cardio/respiratory/overall fitness, weight control, encouraging a love of exercise and the good feelings which it can foster: self esteem, achievement, strength and health.

  • Meditation Classes:  “Let go of the 10,000 things…” - Emphasizes meditation techniques for health and longevity, calmness of mind, body, and spirit for adults, on-site or in the studio.

  • Teaching the Teacher:  Movement Improvement T'ai Chi® "Sharing the Knowledge" - These special programs are designed to train community members and other health care professionals to use "Movement Improvement T'ai Chi for Balance and Mobility" in special populations. We teach the seminars at our studio or at off-site locations, around the city and across the country, as requested. 
     

We also provide T'ai Chi demonstrations and workshops at your location.   Please click here to email us for more information.