Schedule

Grace Sanchez’s Schedule

FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE INSTRUCTOR AS WELL AS OTHER CLASS PARTICIPANTS PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS ONLY IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED THE COVID-19 VACCINATION AND RECOMMENDED BOOSTERS UNLESS MEDICALLY CONTRAINDICATED. ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF MUST WEAR A MASK TO ATTEND CLASSES INSIDE THE BUILDING.

TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES YOU CAN SIGN UP ONLINE, IN PERSON OR BY CALLING THE OFFICE (831) 457-7099. THE PEP OFFICE IS IN THE LOBBY OF THE WELLNESS CENTER RIGHT AS YOU WALK IN. ALL STUDENTS MUST WEAR A MASK TO PARTICIPATE FOR INDOOR CLASSES, PER PUBLIC HEALTH REQUIREMENTS AS THIS IS A HEALTH CARE FACILITY. FOR OUTSIDE CLASSES MASKING IS AT THE DISCRETION OF THE INSTRUCTOR AND/OR STUDENT’S PREFERENCE AND IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AT THIS POINT IN TIME.

DOMINICAN PEP WELLNESS CENTER
21340 East Cliff Drive (at the corner of 14th and East Cliff Dr.)
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

https://www.dignityhealth.org/bayarea/locations/dominican/classes-and-events/exercise-and-fitness

MONDAY CLASSES

QIGONG AND GUIDED RELAXATION PRACTICES (standing or seated)

Class time is 1 hour
Class fee: $10 per class
Material fee: 0, instructor will email handouts

We will explore Qigong practices from the Tai Chi for Health Program, Nam Hoa Internal Arts and Five Elements practices. Instructor will also incorporate guided relaxation practices for decreasing stress, increasing relaxation and improving mental focus. All students are welcome. Students requiring assistive devices can use them as needed or participate in seated practice. No experience necessary. This class will be held outdoors in the back garden unless the weather is inclement, class will move to an indoor setting if it is raining or too cold/hot.

Monday 7/11/22-8/29/22 10:30-11:30 (no class 8/1/22) 7 sessions/$70 -this class is fully enrolled
Monday 9/12/22-10/31/22 10:30-11:30 (no class 9/26/22, 10/3/22) 6 sessions/$60
Monday 11/7/22-12/12/22 10:30-11:30 (no class 11/21/22) 5 sessions/50

INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI/QIGONG
Class is 1 hour and 15 minutes
This class will be held outdoors in the back garden, check the weather, dress in layers as the temperature can fluctuate. If it rains we will have class indoors or if the weather or other events bar outside participation.
Class fee: To be determined with PEP administration
Materials fee: 0

Instruction includes Qigong Energy breathing exercises, Tai Chi for Arthritis Joint Warm Ups, Concentration Practice, and instruction in the movements 7-12 of the Tai Chi For Arthritis Form. The extension movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis form will be taught over 2-3 consecutive class series. Most students find benefit in repeating the course to integrate the movements into daily practice or to benefit from the support of group practice. Students should be able to walk without assistive devices to participate in this class. It is helpful to have taken the Beginning Tai Chi/Qigong class as this class.

Monday 7/11/22-8/29/22 11:45-1:00 (no class 8/1/22) 7 sessions/$88 (After this session Intermediate Class will change to Tuesday morning)

BEGINNING TAI CHI/QIGONG
Class is 1 hour and 15 minutes
Materials fee: 0

Monday 9/12/22-10/31/22 11:45-1:00 (no class 9/26/22, 10/3/22) 6 sessions/$75
Monday 11/7/22-12/12/22 11:45-1:00 (no class 11/21/22) 5 sessions/$63

Instruction includes Qigong Energy breathing exercises, Tai Chi for Arthritis Joint Warm Ups, Concentration Practice, and instruction in the movements 1-6 of the Tai Chi For Arthritis Form. The core movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis form will be taught over 2-3 consecutive class series. Most students find benefit in repeating the course to integrate the movements into daily practice or to benefit from the support of group practice. Students should be able to walk without assistive devices to participate in this class. Beginners are warmly welcomed, no experience necessary.

TUESDAY

BEGINNING TAI CHI/QIGONG
Class is 1 hour and 15 minute
Materials fee: 0

Instruction includes Qigong Energy breathing exercises, Tai Chi for Arthritis Joint Warm Ups, Concentration Practice, and instruction in the movements 1-6 of the Tai Chi For Arthritis Form. The core movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis form will be taught over 2-3 consecutive class series. Most students find benefit in repeating the course to integrate the movements into daily practice or to benefit from the support of group practice. Students should be able to walk without assistive devices to participate in this class. Beginners are warmly welcomed, no experience necessary.

Tuesday 7/12/22-8/30/22 9:30-10:45 (no class 8/2/22) 7 sessions/$88 After the last session this class will transition to Intermediate Tai Chi (see schedule below)

INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI/QIGONG
Class is 1 hour and 15 minutes
This class will be held outdoors in the back garden, check the weather, dress in layers as the temperature can fluctuate. If it rains we will have class indoors or if the weather or other events bar outside participation.
Class fee: To be determined with PEP administration
Materials fee: 0

Instruction includes Qigong Energy breathing exercises, Tai Chi for Arthritis Joint Warm Ups, Concentration Practice, and instruction in the movements 7-12 of the Tai Chi For Arthritis Form. The extension movements of the Tai Chi for Arthritis form will be taught over 2-3 consecutive class series. Most students find benefit in repeating the course to integrate the movements into daily practice or to benefit from the support of group practice. Students should be able to walk without assistive devices to participate in this class. It is helpful to have taken the Beginning Tai Chi/Qigong class as this class.

Tuesday 9/13/22-10/25/22 9:30-10:45 (no class 9/27/22 and 10/4/22) 5 sessions in this class/$63
Tuesday 11/1/22-12/13/22 9:30-10:45 (no class 11/22/22) 6 sessions in this class/$75

TAI CHI/QIGONG: SUN 73
Class time is 1 hour and 30 minutes
This class is being held outdoors in the back garden. Bring layers for fluctuations in temperature. We will meet indoors if it is raining or necessary for some other reason.

Tuesday 5/31-6/28/22 11-12:30 Three sessions $45 (no class 6/7, 6/14)
Tuesday 7/12/22-8/30/22 11-12:30 (no class 8/2/22) 7 sessions/$105
Tuesday 9/13/22-10/25/22 11-12:30 (no class 9/27/22, 10/4/22) 5 sessions/$75
Tuesday 11/1/22-12/13/22 11-12:30 (no class 11/22/22) 6 sessions/$90

Students should have taken the Tai Chi/Qi Gong Core and Extension Movements Classes and the Advanced Sun Style Form and the Yang Form to attend this class. This class includes Qi Gong Warm-ups, Concentration Practice, and instruction in the Sun 73 Form. TCA 1 & 2 and Yang Form will be part of the warm up practice for experienced students to maintain knowledge of these forms. The Sun 73 Form will take a minimum of 18 months to learn.

If you have any questions about Grace’s classes or teaching schedule feel free to call or text her at 831-227-7073. Class fees are based on number of hours of classroom time. A one hour class is $10, a 75 minute class is $12.50, a 1.5 hour class is $15.00.

Mary Mulligan’s Schedule

TAI CHI FOR SENIORS (18 and over are welcome to attend)

Fridays 10:00AM
Felton Discovery Park near the sundial OUTDOORS
next to new library on Gushee Street
6 FT PHYSICAL DISTANCE BETWEEN STUDENTS
DROP IN FEE $10/CLASS OR $32/4classes

ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 1st AT 10AM CLASS WILL BE HELD INSIDE THE LIBRARY FOR THE WINTER MONTHES

INDIVIDUAL Tai Chi instruction and Training in Felton
Call Mary for info. at 335-9390 or mulliganmary10@gmail.com

Lindy Patania’s Schedule

TAI CHI FOR HEALTH

Lindy teaches classes at Aegis Center. Students must be residents of the facility to participate.

Lindy is a certified Tai Chi For Arthritis Instructor, and certified Nam Hoa Internal Arts Instructor.

To contact Lindy email her at philindy89@juno.com

Master Jim Scott-Behrends’s Schedule

e-mail address: jsbehrends@aol.com

http://namhoa-internal-arts.com/

phone: (831) 728-9138

MASTER JIM’S SCHEDULE IS A HYBRID OF OF IN PERSON AND ZOOM ONLINE LIVE CLASSES – FOR THE ZOOM LINK YOU MUST EMAIL MASTER JIM DIRECTLY TO REQUEST IT: jsbehrends@aol.com

TUESDAY TAI CHI/QIGONG – ONLINE

Master Jim will be reviewing each form in the Nam Hoa System in blocks of 3 weeks: This is the order of what he will teach – Longevity Tree, Yin/Yang, Tiger, Dragon, Nam Hoa Tai Chi Chuan, Yang Application, Yang Energy, Fast Yang

Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Pacific Time

WEDNESDAY TAI CHI/QIGONG – IN PERSON
Triangle Park
La Selva Beach, CA

Current focus is on the Tiger Form

Time: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

THURSDAY TAI CHI/QIGONG – ONLINE

Master Jim will be reviewing each form in the Nam Hoa System in blocks of 3 weeks: This is the order of what he will teach – Longevity Tree, Tiger, Yang Application, Yang Energy, Fast Yang, Yin/Yang, Dragon, Nam Hoa Tai Chi Chuan

Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (this class will cover all the forms)

FRIDAY TAI CHI/QIGONG

HYBRID IN PERSON/ONLINE class at the American Legion Post 512 in Carmel

The focus for this class is Yang Application

Time: 1:00-2:30 p.m. Pacific Time

Cost: $10 per class. $8 per class if you prepay for 10 or more classes. A donation of any amount will also be fine.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

Paypal – send to email address jsbehrends@aol.com
Venmo – send to @Jim-Scott-Behrends
Checks – Jim Scott-Behrends
686 Amesti Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076

Contact Master Jim for more information.

T.J. Bemis’s Schedule

TJ is currently on hiatus from teaching.

Kevin Smith’s Schedule

Kevin is currently not teaching tai chi

contact Kevin: kevin-smith-1@uiowa.edu

Rodney Bartsch’s Schedule

As a certified instructor I teach at the following locations:

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Montage Wellness Center, Salinas, California>
10:30 AM – 12:00 noon Tuesdays

Regency Court Senior Living Facility, Salinas, California
9:00 AM in the Community Room

May through September, Berwick Park, Pacific Grove, CA
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM – drop in.

I am also available for private and small group instruction.

I can be reached at: 831-236-6819, or
robartsch@sbcglobal.net