Autumn’s New Classes & Seminars at the Academy

September and October bring 4 of our most popular seminar classes back to the Academy. Click each picture to get more information, and to register for each class.

Santa Cruz Tai Chi IntermediateTai Chi Partner Work—Deepen Your Practice
6 weeks, Wednesdays, 7-8 pm
Starts October 17

The Academy’s newest class, designed for intermediate Tai Chi students who have graduated from the beginner’s Tai Chi For Health Class, or have equivalent Tai Chi experience. Review and refine your short set with some partner practice to improve your skills.


Tai Chi Santa CruzTai Chi For Health
3 months, Wednesdays, 6-7 pm
Starts September 5

The Academy’s popular 3 month Tai Chi class for beginners. Narrye Caldwell brings her decades of experience as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine as well as a Tai Chi teacher and practitioner, to create a class incorporating both aspects for maximum benefit.


The Eight Animals—Introduction to Bagua, The Art of Change
Six weeks, Wednesdays, 7-8 pm
Starts September 5

Take your first steps in the great art of Bagua Zhang, the Art of Change. Bagua’s movements are based, primarily, on a circle—not just walking in a circular pattern, but understanding and applying the natural rotation in the body for great benefits to health and self-defense. Ted Mancuso, director of the Academy and class instructor, is world-renowned for his books and DVDs on Bagua Zhang.


Beginning Kung Fu—The Linking Form
6 weeks, Mondays, 6 – 7 pm
Starts September 10

Experience authentic practice. Kung Fu has so much to offer—strength and flexibility training, self-defense, coordination and cooperation, art, intent. Train with Ted Mancuso, a teacher with over 50 years experience in Chinese martial arts. Move like you’ve never moved before!

This entry was posted in Bagua, Classes, Events, Kung Fu, Seminars, Tai Chi. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *