Tai Chi

Schedule for Summer 2018. Information, registration, directions: Call Ron at 360 825-3413 or email him at ronaldtjorgensen@gmail.com


Beginning Tai Chi

From the beginning of the Solo Exercise Form at Preparation through 22 movement sets concluding at the Form’s major division marker with the movement set called Crossing Hands, this course covers the most fundamental movements and principles that are used throughout the entire Form.

Mondays

  • Jul 16 – Sep 24 (10 weeks), 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Renton, Park behind the Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave N, Renton
  • $80 to Ron

Tuesdays

Apr 24 – June 26 (10 weeks), 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Black Diamond Gardens, 26130 SE Green Valley Road, Black Diamond
$100

Jun 5 – Jun 26 (4 weeks), 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Alliant Physical Therapy, 201 North I Street, Tacoma
$60 [Abbreviated Beginning Tai Chi]

Wednesdays

  • Apr 11 – Jun 27 (12 weeks), 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
  • Enumclaw City Hall Park Gazebo, Enumclaw
  • $180
  • May 2 – Jul 25 (12 weeks), 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., no Jul 4
  • Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation, 222 Columbia Street, Olympia
  • $76

Sundays

  • Apr 22 – Jul 1 (10 weeks), 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., no May 27
  • Enumclaw City Hall Park, Enumclaw
  • $150

Continuing Tai Chi

Picking up where Beginning Tai Chi ended, this course covers the remainder of the Form, from Embrace the Tiger to Return to the Mountain to the final Crossing Hands. 

Mondays

  •  Jul 16-Sep 24 (10 weeks), 6:45-7:45  p.m.
  • Renton, Park behind the Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave N, Renton
  • $80 to Ron

Tuesdays

  • Jun 5 – Jun 26 (4 weeks), 8:15 – 9:15  p.m.
  • Tacoma Alliant Physical Therapy, 201 North I Street, Tacoma
  • $60, Abbreviated Continuing Tai Chi

Wednesdays

  • May 2 – Jul 25 (12 weeks), 7:15 – 8:15 p.m., no Jul 4
  • Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation, 222 Columbia Street, Olympia
  • $76

Tai Chi Form Improvement

This course is designed for those who have learned the Form and want to become better at doing it. We usually go through the entire Form in depth, drilling on many basics and, too, subtleties of internal energy, mind sets and mental effects, rooting, breathing, body alignment, weight transfer, upper-lower body relations and particular finger-foot relations.

Saturdays

  • Apr 14 – Jul 7 (12 weeks), 8:00 – 9:00 a.m., no May 26
  • Sumner Gazebo, just off main street near railroad tracks, Sumner
  • $180

Self-Preservation  

Mondays

  • Jul 16-Sep 24  (10 weeks), 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Renton,  Park behind the Senior Activity Center, 211 Burnett Ave N, Renton
  • $80 to Ron

Wednesdays

  • May 2 – Jul 25 (12 weeks), 8:15-9:15 p.m., no Jul 4
  • Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation, 222 Columbia Street, Olympia
  • $76