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Cortez Tai Chi Classes- New Location at the Millennium Center for the Performing Arts

Call 970-903-5723 to visit Tai Chi Classes in Cortez. Millennium Center, 20 W. Main St. Cortez
Regular Tai Chi and Qigong Classes. Saturdays: 10:00-11:15 am. ($120 for 8 weeks; $65 for 4 weeks, $18 per drop-in class). Register Online:


Beginner Tai Chi, Chronic Pain and Neurorehabilitation at 11:15am-12:30pm. Presented in 6-week sessions. ($95) Call or email Susan 970-903-5723 for next session dates. Private appointments in Cortez and Durango, Colorado. 

Chronic Pain Clinic, Cortez, Colorado
Come learn brand new biomechanics, relaxation, and mind practices to revitalize the whole body and relieve chronic pain. Tai chi principles can help you solve problems with life-enduring tools. You get lots of hands-on attention and take-home support.
Sunday, January 25, 1:00-3:00pm, $35 Millennium Center for the Performing Arts, 20 W Main St, downtown Cortez.
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(New 6-week therapeutic tai chi session starts January 24, 11:15am-12:30pm, $95.)

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February 8, 2015 - Las Vegas, Nevada

Methods for Creating Power in Tai Chi
Spiral Anatomy™ Biomechanics and Energy Seminar

Sunday, February 8, 2015
8:30am - 4:00pm

$95 Call or Register online below (sign up early for online video workshop preview, free
streaming videos and support)
6-8pm Push Hands Practice Session $15.

Learn to move with grace, power, and balance by utilizing internal principles of movement inherent in traditional Tai Chi Forms. Participants will be able to take their Tai Chi practice to a deeper level by gaining the understanding of the progression of training in the internal martial arts as well as a wealth of experiential knowledge.

  • Cultivate Central Equilibrium Energy for posture, balance and power.
  • Cultivate energetic awareness, intention, and heart-mind harmony.
  • Learn Biomechanics and Mind-Movement Integration techniques.
  • Cultivate Dantien energy with Qi Circles and learn to use dantien power.

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Naturally Organic Healing Center
1171 S. Buffalo Drive, #110
Las Vegas, Nevada (map link)
Please call for registration information. Sponsored By:
Tamalyn Taylor (702) 528-6214


FREE Intro to Tai Chi and Qigong, Sports, Chronic Pain, Brain Health and Balance
Call for dates, generally once every six weeks; call to check out your first class for free. 11:15am-12:15pm

Guidelines for Pain Relief for information about how to use tai chi and qigong for relief from chronic pain as well as Tai Chi and Mind-Body Integration in Sports and Martial Arts, Subtle Energy Body, and Brain. Read about private sessions.
Millennium Center, 20 W Main Street, downtown Cortez.

Spiral Anatomy™ Biomechanics and Energy Clinics.
Call for dates, 9:00am-noon 2-days $95 Get ready to dance, run, hike, ski or bike!
Experience more fun and more freedom with better biomechanics, alignment, and whole-body integration. Have more speed, endurance and relaxation with less effort and pain. Take your movement art to its highest level--blend heart, mind, energy and spirit in movement. Check the new Chapter on Power Stretching as well as Tai Chi and Mind-Body Integration in Sports and Martial Arts and Subtle Energy Body pages to preview the kind of information taught by Susan Matthews in this workshop.

Spiral Anatomy

Brain Workshop™ Seminars

Class Contents

Regular Adult Classes in Tai Chi and Qigong - Bagua, Tibetan Qigong, Chen style form, Tong Bei, Lan Shou, Push Hands and much more. Continuing and advanced students attend this class. It's all about energy. Come learn how to build energy for use in health, strength, power, and consciousness. Learn to feel energy (qi) in the physical body, build it, move it, guide it with the mind and make a direct connection to the spiritual.


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Sample class contents:
Forms (Tai Chi, Dragon Palm Bagua, Xing-Yi, Lan Shou, Tongbei), drills, qigong, push hands, fighting applications.

Sitting or standing Warm Ups and Abdominal Exercises to increase blood circulation to the internal organs, aid digestion, improve incontinence, exercise the brain, increase mental focus, increase vital energy called qi.
Head and Neck Massage, Meridian Massage, Tuina Techniques
Relaxation and Brain Blood Circulation Meditation/Visualization for internal energy flow.
Power Stretching for internal bone, tendon, ligament restructuring and meridian activation.
Posture Training through structural integration reverses collapsing structure, reduces chronic pain, opens blood circulation.
Balance Training, Fall Prevention
Walking, Biomechanics and Movement Retraining.
Moving with music, rhythm, and simple dance is enormous fun!