Tai Chi is a martial art and moving meditation based on the principle of the interplay of Yin and Yang. It is a gentle form of exercise for the body and the mind, cultivating mindfulness and concentration. Slow and graceful movements improve balance, coordination, and well being. Emphasis on proper alignment and structure promotes Qi flow through the body
Qigong is the ancient Chinese practice of cultivating Qi, or vital energy in the body. Qigong involves regulating the breath, simple movements, postures, sound vibration, visualization, and meditation. It reduces stress, improves health and powers of concentration
Instructor Kelly Maclean has trained under some of the great masters of our time, including Shouyu Liang (her primary teacher), Chen Xiaowang, Chen Zhenglei, Yang Zhen Duo, He Weiqi, Madame Wang Jurong, Dr. Yang Jwing Ming, and Sam Masich. She has an illustrious international competition history and was a member of the Canadian National Wushu Team. In her teaching, she emphasizes correct biomechanics and structure, with attention to detail. She is well known for her unique talent for explaining movement using evocative descriptions and analogies.