Tai-Chi

February 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Calendar for February

February 1:  Soul Line Dancing Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20853 240.777.6893 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Every Wednesday until March 29. Back to the days of American Bandstand! Join in this fun, lively, rhythmic dance session that teaches the Active 55+ community all the latest and old school dances. […]

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January 19, 2017 | Christen Milstead

Tai Chi Offers Benefits from Preventing Falls to Peace of Mind

Modern medicine has given us many gifts that help us stay healthy and active as we grow older. In the last couple of decades, however, some medical researchers have been examining older approaches and therapies that have stood the test of time. One of them is Tai Chi. Dr. Peter Wayne, an assistant professor of […]

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August 30, 2016 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery Recreation September Happenings

September 1:  Senior Sneaker Seniors who cannot get to the gym by 3 pm, Montgomery County Recreation has extended the Sneakers hours to all day. If the center of your choice is open, the Rec Senior Sneaker Age 55+ 1 Year pass will work starting today.  This special annual pass is for boomers and seniors […]

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August 1, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

US Capitol Classics Comes to National Harbor in August (VIDEO)

Some of the top martial artists from around the world will put their skills to the test at the US Capitol Classics this August. Grandmaster Dennis Brown, founder of the Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Center in Silver Spring, started the tournament 34 years ago. It has become one of the largest and most recognized competitions under the North […]

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July 28, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Young Martial Artists Build Character in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Long before the Kung Fu Panda movies became hits, a martial arts grandmaster began teaching children the Chinese art of self-defense. Kicking and punching is just one of the skills the young dragons learn at Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Center in Silver Spring. My MC Media’s Phyllis Armstrong reports on the school that builds character. Some […]

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October 1, 2014 | Aline Barros

A Martial Arts That Focuses on Energy, Flexibility and Balance (VIDEO)

On this MyMCMedia extra, Chung-Jen Chang, a Tai Chi instructor at the Riderwood Senior Living Community, explains the health benefits of practicing Tai Chi.  

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February 22, 2014 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center

Happenings at Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center New! WellWorks presents Tai Chi Improve your memory, coordination, balance and flexibility through Tai Chi, taught by an instructor from the School of Mind & Body Harmony. Wear loose clothing and comfortable shoes. Appropriate for beginners. Tuesday – 3:30-4:30 p.m. – 6 week session – $70. March 4 […]

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