Five College Consortium

T'ai Chi

Subject Name: 

Outdoor and Rec Athletics

Course Number: 
Hampshire College
T'ai Chi is an enjoyable exercise which gives a feeling of exquisite mental calm and emotional ease. T'ai Chi does not strain your joints or ligaments, but actually heals them and teaches your body to move with perfect efficiency. T'ai Chi will not strain your heart or circulatory system, but is a gentle and effective tonic to your heart. T'ai Chi is especially beneficial to the functions of your internal organs and builds up your body from the inside out. T'ai Chi has it's origin as a valid martial discipline. Our emphasis will be the contrasts and similarities of the health art and martial art. This 2 hour class is open to beginner and experienced students. During the first few classes students will be sorted into appropriate practice groups depending on experience and ability. More advanced practices and intermediate form work will happen during the second hour of the class. 5-College students will be graded pass/fail.

May be used for CEL 1 requirement.

Variable Credit Comments: 

0-2 credits

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 

Course Sections

T'ai Chi
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
1 0.0

Rob Zilin

06:30PM-08:30PM M,W

Robert Crown Center 21