Classes & Workshops

Inner Works Center Classes and Seminars

Fall 2016  - Inner Works On-Site Classes Only  (see Adult Education Schedule below for Tue. & Thur)

 September 20 – December 15, 2106  12 Weeks of Classes

Note*- Only Tues. & Thurs. classes end on Sept. 29 and we move to the 5 Town CSD Adult Education schedule beginning Oct. 4 for Tues. & Thurs. classes ONLY

   
Mondays 9:00 – 10:30 am Taijiquan – Level I (Introduction & First Section) & Qigong Introduction
  10:30 – Noon Taijiquan – Level 2 + (First & Second Sections +) & Qigong
  7:00 – 8:30 pm Taijiquan – Level I (Introduction & First Section) & Qigong Introduction
     
Tuesdays 9:00 -10:30 am Taijiquan – Level 2 + (First & Second Sections +) & Qigong               *End Sep 29
  10:30 – Noon Taijiquan – Level I (Intro. & First Section) & Qigong Introduction    *End Sep 29
  4:30 – 6:00 pm Taijiquan – Level I (Intro. & First Section) & Qigong Introduction     *End Sep 29
  7:00 – 8:30 pm Taijiquan – Level 2 + (First & Second Sections +) & Qigong                *End Sep 29
     
Wednesdays 10:30 – Noon Qigong – Wudang Five Animals & 8 Brocades
  4:30 – 5:30 pm Qigong – Wudang Five Animals & 8 Brocades
  5:30 – 6:30 pm  Taijiquan – SanShou – Two-person Long Form – Advanced
     
Thursdays 9:00-10:30 am Taijiquan – Level 2 + (First & Second Sections +) & Qigong                     *End Sep 29
  10:30 – Noon Taijiquan – Level 2 + (First & Second Sections +) & Qigong                     *End Sep 29
  4:30 – 6:00 pm Qigong – Wudang Five Animals and/or Wu Ming and/or 8 Brocades    *End Sep 29
  6:00 – 7:00 pm Taiji Weapons – Tai He Staff and/or Taiji Saber/Broadsword                 *End Sep 29
  7:00 – 8:00 pm Taiji Weapons – Taijijian (Sword) and/or Taiji Fan fundamentals          *End Sep 29
  8:00 – 9:00 pm Taijiquan – Level 3 (Sections 1,2 and 3) and Applications                        *End Sep 29
     
Sundays 9:30 – 10:30 Qigong – 8 Brocades and/or Wudang Five Animals and/or Wu Ming
  10:30 – 11:30 Taijiquan – Two Person Play/Sensitivity Training Intermediate
 

or

 
9:30 – noon Special Events as Announced

There are 2 options for tuition:

  • Register for the full Fall Session and attend as many classes as you like (96 classes if you like!) – $120.
  •  Drop in to classes (some require previous experience) for $10/class.

 

Maine Adult Education Classes

Fall 2016  - 5Town CSD Adult Education Class Schedule – October 4 to December 22

Note: See the Fall 2016 class schedule above for On-Site Classes at Inner Works Center for Monday,               Wednesday & Sunday class offerings.                       

     
Tuesdays 10:30 – Noon  Midcoast Rec Center – Taijiquan – Level One  & Qigong Introduction
  6:30 – 7:30 pm Camden Hills High School – Taijiquan – Level  One  & Qigong Introduction
  7:30 – 8:30 pm Camden Hills High School -  Taijiquan – Level 2 & Qigong
     
Thursdays 9:00 – 10:30 am Midcoast Rec Center – Taijiquan – Level 2 & Qigong
  5:30 – 6:30 pm Camden Hills High School – Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment Support with Wu Ming (Playful Dragon) Qigong
  6:45 – 7:45 pm Camden Hills High School – Taijiquan –  Advanced  – Dao (Broad Sword), Wudang Tai He Qiang (Staff/ Spear)
  7:45 – 8:45 pm Camden Hills High School – Taijiquan – Level 3, Traditional Yang Family Barehand Long Form & Qigong
     
 

 
   
     

 Locations: Both the Midcoast Recreation Center and Camden Hills Regional High School are located on Route 90 in Rockport, about 2 miles west of Rockport village.

Registration and Tuition Information: Register for Camden Hills High & Midcoast Recreation Center classes with the 5 Town CSD Adult Education Program office at Camden Hills High School, 236-7800, ext. 274, or on the statewide website:

https://maineadulted.coursestorm.com/searchResults?search=tai+chi&near=04856&x=0&y=0

OR: To view a list of our ongoing classes offered through the adult education programs during any public school year, go to www.MaineAdultEd.org and use Tai Chi or Taiji and zip code 04856 for your search.

Classes have been offered at the Warren Community School, Camden Hills High School, Cushing Community Center, Camden Teen Center, Islesboro Community Center and others.

For more information please call 207 594-5356 or email Qiworks@gwi.net.

 


Future Workshops

Traditional Yang Family Taijiquan Long Form Weekend
Coming Again soon

Our Last Workshop was well attended and this was the format:
Saturday and Sunday 9:00am to 5:30pm
Lincoln Street Center for the Arts and Education
24 Lincoln Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

Join us for this weekend of immersion in the Traditional Yang Family long form of Taijiquan. You’ll be able to:

Advance your individual Taijiquan skill level.
Refine your alignment.
Understand the postures’ possible martial applications to enhance the clarity of your body alignment and energy focus.
Understand the biomechanics of the movements.
Expand the distinctions of weight-shift, energies of the palms and feet, opening/closing of the kua.
Have an opportunity for a video analysis of your form.
Expand your understanding and application of the 10 principles of Taijiquan to your individual practice.

Schedule:

Saturday we’ll study and play the first 51 movements and enjoy a few refreshing intermissions of Qigong and demonstrations of Taiji sword form and push hands. An extended lunch from 12:30 to 2:00 will allow time for rest, food and practice.
Sunday we’ll continue with the 52 movements of the second half of the long form. We’ll be exploring applications and two person play in half hour sessions in the morning and afternoon. Lunch from 12:30 to 2:00.

Traditional Yang Style Taijiquan long form books by Yang, Zhen-duo were available for purchase (now out of print).

Please contact us at 207.594.5356