Summer meetups are going strong

I think we are finally settling down on what we want to do on Wednesdays evenings in McKee – 18 form in details. Looks like the beginner sword was quite challenging for most so we are choosing to do 18 form. Weather has been very cooperative so far. The weather channels have been predicting rain on most Wednesdays but by 5pm each Wed, the sky would clear up, a gentle breeze would run through our usual spot, making it very pleasant to be outdoors.

Come join us when you can. As a reminder, Sue has a backup location for us on rainy Wednesdays at The Boys & Girls Club at 4619 Jenewein Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711. Let me know if this is something you would want to have as an alternative? That way we will always have something on Wed evenings.

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New classes this Summer and Fall

Update 7/21/16 – We will be learning the 18 form by GM Chen Zheng Lei in detail at McKee Farm Park.

Update 6/29/ 2016 – No more classes at Brittingham Park for the rest of summer. Attendance has been low and so if you still want an evening class, come to the Wednesday evening class at McKee Farm Park.

Summer is here and it is time to head outdoors. This summer we will have evening classes on Mondays and Wednesdays; 1 indoor class and 2 outdoor classes.

What’s better than 1 hr of taijiquan practice? 2 hrs of course. For fall, MSCR classes are back to back on the same day (Tuesday). That means you can do silk reeling exercises followed for forms if you sign up for both classes. It is likely we will get to keep this time slot. Thanks for all your patience with MSCR scheduling.

Check out the class schedule post below for the details.

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Class Schedule (as of Jun 1st, 2016)

SUMMER SCHEDULE (June 13th, 2016 – September 9th, 2016)

Monday evenings at Bayview Community Center, 601 Bayview, Madison, WI

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Beginners Chen Tai Ji Quan (standing, silk reeling exercises, movement principle)
$5 per class for non-residents

Wednesday evenings meet ups at McKee Farm Park (near the shelter), Fitchburg, WI.

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Chen Style Tai Ji Quan (forms or weapons).

Thursday mornings at  the Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711. $2 per class. No registration needed. All fees donated to the Fitchburg Senior Center.

8:30 am- 9:30 am Silk reeling exercises and forms.

Note: For meets at the parks, the donation is $20 for the whole summer. If it rains an hour before class, there will no class, and no replacement for those classes either. All donations will be used towards future rental of indoor spaces for short seminars.

Fall 2016 Schedule (September 11th, 2016 to December 20th, 2016)

Monday classes at Memorial High School through MSCR after school programs for students and staff will resume when school starts.

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (usually) Chen Style Tai Ji Quan (forms)

Tuesday morning classes at BayView Foundations offered through their grant beginning Nov 1st, 2016 through Dec 20, 2016.

10:00 am – 11:00 am Beginners Chen Tai Ji Quan (standing, silk reeling exercises, movement principle)

Tuesday evening classes at Hoyt Elementary School offered through MSCR beginning Sep 13th, 2016 through Nov 1st, 2016.

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Beginners Chen Tai Ji Quan (standing, silk reeling exercises, movement principle)

Tuesday evening classes at Hoyt Elementary School offered through MSCR beginning Sep 13th, 2016 through Nov 1st, 2016.

6:45 pm – 7:45 pm Intermediate Chen Tai Ji Quan (18 form or LaoJiaYiLu).
Note: warm-up before class starts unless you are also in the beginner’s class.

Thursday classes at  the Fitchburg Senior Center, 5510 Lacy Road, Fitchburg, WI 53711. $2 per class. No registration needed. All fees donated to the Fitchburg Senior Center.

8:30 am- 9:30 am Silk reeling exercises and forms.

Classes at the Village Co-op, hosted by Barbara and Don MacCrimmon, are by requests only. Minimum number of participants required to conduct class.

I am currently teaching at Fitchburg Senior Center, Village Co-Op Housing, Bayview Community Center and, through MSCR, Memorial High School and Hoyt Elementary School. I am also available for private lessons or workshops in or out of town upon request at reasonable rates.

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