Classes

There are no residency requirements to take classes (you do not have to be a resident of Allen). All JFRC and DRN classes are for ages 18 years and up unless otherwise noted (Introduction to T’ai Chi class is for ages 16 and up).

On-Site T’ai Chi is available. Set up a group session now at your location. Use T’ai Chi as a proven aid for reducing stress. T’ai Chi is the great exercise to designed to help us work well with change. Discover first-hand how T’ai Chi can foster harmony and calm in the work environment.  taichitexas@gmail.com


Monday

Ages 16+
Location: Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Lakeside Clubhouse;  1201 E Bethany, Allen, TX 75002   214-509-4750 www.allenparks.org

Mondays   6:30-7:30 PM Plum Blossom Fan Form
Mondays   7:40-8:40 PM 64 Move Form 

Instructor: Carole Booth

Cost: $45/mo

Open to those who completed the Introduction to T’ai Chi Class or with previous t’ai chi experience.
Descriptions:  Plum Blossom Fan utilizes the Performance Fan. The movements improve posture, energy, flexibility and concentration. This is an advanced class for those who completed the 64-Move form or have previous t'ai chi or martial arts experience. The 64-Move Form This form is a beautiful, rounded form, working with t'ai chi energy to gain strength and balance. Develop control and focus as your breath becomes synchronized with each precise movement and experience a sense of calm and peace.

To sign up visit: http://www.cityofallen.org/1182/Joe-Farmer-Recreation-Center
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In Person: You may also sign up at JFRC Front Desk
By Phone:
call 214-509-4750

 


Tuesday

Ages 18+
Location: Joe Farmer Recreation Center, Lakeside Clubhouse, 1201 E. Bethany, Allen, TX Allen, TX 75002 Ph: 214-509-4750 www.allenparks.org

Tuesday 6:30-7:30 PM T'ai Chi Introduction--Known as moving meditation, this is an introduction to the gentle,  slow body movements that help relieve pain, inflammation, poor balance and stress. While moving to quiet music, work with weight shifts and gentle turns to gain strength and balance.

Tuesday 7:40-8:40 PM 64 Move Form

Cost: $45/mo

Instructor : Carole Booth

To sign up visit: http://www.cityofallen.org/1182/Joe-Farmer-Recreation-Center
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By Phone:
call 214-509-4750

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Wednesday

Ages 16+
Location: Joe Farmers Recreation Center, Lakeside Clubhouse, 1201 E. Bethany, Allen, TX 75002 214-509-4750 www.allenparks.org

Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM  24-Move Form (Advanced)
Wednesdays 7:40-8:40 PM Plum Blossom Fan

Instructor: Carole Booth

Cost: $45/mo

Both forms are open to those who completed the Introduction to T’ai Chi Class or with previous T’ai Chi experience. The 24 Move is a version of movements practiced within t'ai chi forms. It is used in performances and competitions around the world.

To sign up visit: http://www.cityofallen.org/1182/Joe-Farmer-Recreation-Center
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In Person: You may also sign up at JFRC Front Desk
By Phone:
call 214-509-4750


Thursday

Age: 16 years+
Location: Aerobic Room, Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, 110 E. Rivercrest, Allen, TX 75002

Thursdays 10:15-11:15 AM Introduction to T'ai Chi
Thursdays 11:15-12:15 AM 64 Move Form

Instructor: Carole Booth

Cost: $39 Members/$51 Non-members (Aerobic Punch Card)

Introduction to T'ai Chi For those who suffer from arthritis, inflammation, poor balance and stress. You will move slowly to quiet music, helping your muscles to gain strength and your joints to be more flexible.
64 Move Form Learn this beautiful pattern of many famous movements practiced around the world for strengthening body, mind and spirit. This is a very slow, beautiful exercise where you will gain peace.

To sign up visit: http://www.cityofallen.org/1182/Joe-Farmer-Recreation-Center
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By Phone:
call 214-509-4770