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Outdoor Tai Chi

members $7 | nonmembers $17

The gentle art of tai chi is based on the Taoist philosophy of ancient China focused on living in harmony with nature.  It is a mind-body practice which teaches us to cultivate balance and well being within ourselves and in relation with the world around us.  The Botanic Garden provides a perfect setting to let nature nurture our body, mind and spirit.  We will move with the clouds, enjoy the sounds of the birds, be energized by the open sky above and supported by Mother Earth under our feet. 

The class will introduce basic tai chi exercises suitable for adults (18 and over) of all fitness levels.  Tai Chi is traditionally done standing.  No equipment is necessary.  Please wear flat, flexible shoes and comfortable clothes appropriate to the weather. Full Day Garden Admission included with class.


Registration: Register upon arrival at the Guest Relations Desk in the Bayer Welcome Center. Please arrive 15-20 mins prior to the start of class to register. 
Cancellation policy: If the weather is inclement or inappropriate for the activities planned, the program will be canceled. For information on the status of the program, please call the Garden (412-444-4464).