Tai Chi @ the Library
The Stillwater Public Library offered Tai Chi as part of its five-month 2017 Simple Steps to Better Health program. By popular demand, the library continues to offer opportunities to learn and practice Tai Chi.
Walking Tai Chi (Tuesdays in November, 12:30 pm)
Walking Tai Chi includes slow deliberate movement that will strengthen core muscles and improve your overall Tai Chi stance. This 30-minute class takes place outdoors at the Stillwater Public Library Courtyard Tuesdays from 12:30 - 1 pm during the month of November. Participants will be lent headsets so that they may hear and communicate with the instructor while practicing social distancing. Registration is closed, please call (405) 372-3633 x8106 or email email@example.com for more information.
Practice Tai Chi from Home
Watch recorded sessions with our librarian Tai Chi instructors and practice from the safety and comfort of your own home.
Tai Chi Method
The library uses the Tai Chi instruction provided by the Oklahoma Department of Health's "Tai Chi for Better Balance" program.
The eight basic movements include:
STEP 1 - Hold the Ball - exercise card
STEP 2 - Part the Wild Horse's Mane - exercise card
STEP 3 - Single Whip - exercise card
STEP 4 - Wave Hands Like Clouds - exercise card
STEP 5 - Repulse the Monkey - exercise card
STEP 6 - Brush Knee - exercise card
STEP 7 - Fair Lady Works at Shuttles - exercise card
STEP 8 - Grasp the Peacock's Tail - exercise card
Instruction from OK Healthy Aging Initiative
Instruction with more dance-like movements
Tai Chi by Robert Parry 613.7 PAR
The Essence of Tai Chi by Waysun Liao 613.714 LIA
The Harvard Medical School Guide0 to Tai Chi:12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart, and Sharp Mind by Peter M. Wayne 613.7148
Discover Tai Chi with Scott Cole [videorecording] DVD 613.7 DIS
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance [videorecording] DVD 613.7148
For information about upcoming Tai Chi opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org.