Tai Chi at the Garden
Start the new year on a balanced note.
Tai Chi Chuan is a one of a kind health and mindfulness practice that draws from thousands of years of history and tradition. Involving a series of gentle movements and simple postures which are designed to improve coordination, balance and relieve stress, Tai Chi is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Get an introduction to Tai Chi at drop-in classes on Sundays at the Garden, included in your regular admission. Join our instructor in the Hall of One Hundred Rivers for a one-hour introductory class to this ancient martial art. Learn the 108 Movement Traditional Yang Style Form along with Push Hands, Qigong, and self defense applications. Harmonize Body, Mind, and Spirit in the tranquility of a classical Chinese garden.
Dates: February 3 and 17
Fee: Included in your Garden admission
About the instructor
Sifu Lucas Trottier has been training in martial arts and Qigong for well over twenty years. His main studies are Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Shorinji Ryu Karate, Okinawan and Japanese Kobudo as well as the principles of Aiki-Jujutsu. Sifu Lucas also studies Kashima Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu, Daito Ryu, and Isshinho Medicine. He is the Head Instructor at Vancouver Dojo.
By joining the workshop, participants assume the full risk of any injuries and all costs, damages, and losses that they may sustain as a result of the practice. Participants consent to be transported to the nearest emergency centre and accept responsibility for any costs of such service.