Health and Nature

These movement classes are held outdoors when possible. We have found that students appreciate the opportunity to practice in nature; and when the weather is rainy or cold, we move indoors to the beautiful Growing Classroom in our Education Center.

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Tai Chi at the Garden

Sundays, September 8, 15, 22, 29; 3 - 4 pm

A 4-week experience with Tai Chi Instructor Lisa Marcusson. Class starts with a gentle warm up, new movement instruction, and then practice and review. Isabel takes you through the first third of a classical Tai Chi form—simple, low-impact movement appropriate for all abilities. Class will be held outdoors, when possible. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat, thin-soled shoes. $60 for the series ($55 NCBG members).

Lisa Marcusson began Classical ballet training at age four at the American Ballet Theater School and the Metropolitan Ballet School and began teaching by the age of fifteen. After studies of Yoga and Hindu Philosophy. Ms. Marcusson studied Yang Tai Chi from Professor Cheng Man in Chinatown, NYC and continued studies with many prominent teachers. Since 1995, Lisa has studied and practiced Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka. Ms. Marcusson began teaching Tai Chi in New York City in the late 1970s and has taught in Durham and Chapel Hill since 1983.

Updated on February 13, 2014 at 05:31:55 pm.