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TAI CHI for HEALTH with Rosann Scalise
8 - WEEK CLASS (Two Locations)

LITTLE FALLS
2017 Summer Series (8 weeks each)

  • Summer: July 6 - Aug 24, @ Rotary Park

Intermediates: Thursdays, 9:20 AM - 10:20 AM
Beginners : Thursdays, 10:20 AM - 11:10 AM

DOLGEVILLE
2017 Summer Series (8 weeks each, no class 7/4)

  • Summer: June 28 - Aug 23, @ Dolgeville Library

Beginners : Wednesdays, 11:10 AM - Noon

Price for 8 wks.: $80 members / $90 non-members

Tai Chi, a form of exercise developed in ancient China, has been demonstrated to have a powerful effect on health. Known for its slow, fluid movements, the central premise in Tai Chi is to integrate the mind and body. It has been shown to promote balance, flexibility, muscular strength and cardiovascular fitness, as well as increased levels of psychological well-being and reduction of anxiety and stress. Students may experience enhanced vitality, stamina, immune system, along with improved cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, digestive and immune systems.

Instructor: Rosann Scalise, M.Ed., is a certified Tai Chi Instructor through the Tai Chi for Health Institute, a world-wide Tai Chi organization developed by family physician and renowned Tai Chi expert, Dr. Paul Lam.

Register: Stop in, call MVCA at 315.823.0808,
e-mail: director@mohawkvalleyarts.org


MINDFULNESS MEDITATION with Rosann Scalise
CLASSES ARE ON-GOING

Participants may join at any time.

Day/Time: Tuesday, 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Dates: Classes are on-going, no class July 4.

Location: MVCA 401 Gallery

Mindfulness meditation is a practice designed to focus one’s attention on the present moment, fostering greater clarity in life, which in turn, helps one make changes that enhance health and quality of life. It has been scientifically shown to reduce stress, increase positive emotions and attentive abilities, improve immune function, and deepen the qualities of empathy, inner calm and patience.

Some of the topics included:
  •  How to work with a “chattering mind”; learning to befriend thoughts and feelings, rather than being pulled around by them.
  •  How to work with the breath to focus one’s attention and deepen relaxation.
  •  How to work with difficult emotions, such as fear, anger, and sadness

Instructor: Rosann Scalise, M.Ed. has been a meditation practitioner for over 25 years and has been teaching meditation for ten years.

Fee: $10 members / $11 non-members

Register: Stop in, call MVCA at 315.823.0808,
e-mail: director@mohawkvalleyarts.org