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2017 WWTC Schedule

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upcoming workshop dates: 10/14, 10/28, 11/18, 12/2-3

Monthly Workshops with Tim Regan

Workshop tuition can be paid at the door, but spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis. Notice of student cancellations must be provided 24 hours in advance of scheduled time or the fee is non-refundable. Emergency cancellations (snow, etc.) will be sent out by email and posted on this page only in the event that class is canceled.

Qigong Meditation & Five Animals Play: Saturday 10/14, 11:30-1:30pm & 2:00-4:00 pm; Aikido of Norwalk, 16 Commerce Street, Norwalk CT; $35/single workshop, $60/both workshops, register with Tim at (203) 852-0522 or

In the 1st workshop (11:30-1:30pm), participants will learn a variety of breathing exercises and visualizations for health maintenance, including the Six Character Recipe ("Six Healing Sounds"). Appropriate to all levels of experience.

In the 2nd workshop (2:00-4:00 pm), participants will learn Tiger Play Qigong exercises that Chinese medicine considers to be beneficial to joints and bones, lungs, and diseases that worsen with the cool, dry weather of the fall. Tiger exercises also open the spine, loosen the shoulders, improve muscle tone, balance, and agility. Appropriate to all levels of experience.

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Dragon-claw Baguazhang: Saturday 10/28, 11:30-1:30pm & 2:00-4:00 pm; Aikido of Norwalk, 16 Commerce Street, Norwalk CT; $35/single workshop, $60/both workshops, register with Tim at (203) 852-0522 or

In the 1st workshop (11:30-1:30pm), participants will learn fundamental training methods including multiple variations of the Single Change Palm circle-walking meditation that loosen and strengthen muscles and joints, improve circulation, and promote coordination and relaxed concentration. Appropriate to all levels of experience.

In the 2nd workshop (2:00-4:00 pm), participants will learn movements from the 6th and 7th Mother Palms with particular emphasis on the monkey. We will explore both how these exercises develop internal and external balance in the context of traditional Chinese medicine as well as how they develop the strength and agility required for self-defense application. Appropriate to students with some prior background.

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Yang Family Tai Chi: Saturday 11/18, 11:30-1:30pm & 2:00-4:00pm; Aikido of Norwalk, 16 Commerce Street, Norwalk CT; $35/single workshop, $60/both workshops, register with Tim at (203) 852-0522 or

In the 1st workshop (11:30-1:30pm), participants will learn the core "Four Sides" exercises of Yang Family Tai Chi, which develop the key dynamics of lifting/expanding, retreating/yielding, squeezing/contracting and attaching/sinking. We will also explore how these exercises work therapeutically in the context of traditional Chinese medicine to stimulate circulation throughout the body. Appropriate to all.

In the 2nd workshop (2:00-4:00 pm), participants will learn short routines from the second and third sections of the Yang Family Tai Chi long form. We will explore both how these exercises develop internal and external balance in the context of traditional Chinese medicine as well as how they develop the strength and coordination required for self-defense application. Appropriate to students with some prior background.

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Tuina Bodywork: (TBA)

Tuina is a system of soft tissue manipulation that follows the principles of both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese martial arts. It offers a vigorous and comprehensive method for treating sports injuries and postural imbalances. In this session, we will learn the fundamental body mechanics, hand techniques and back treatments that address common aches, strains and pains.

Weekly Classes (subject to the policies of the individual institution and instructor)

classes with Louise Flax (contact Louise at her email)

Wednesday pm: Aikido of Norwalk, 16 Commerce Street, Norwalk CT; Tai Chi 6:00-7:15 pm; $40/4 weeks.

classes with Jonathan Davis (contact Jonathan at 203-257-1145 or his email)

Monday am: Elev8tion Studio, 305 Knowlton St, Bridgeport CT, Tai Chi 11 - 12pm; $10 open drop-in

Monday pm: Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Ter, Fairfield CT; Tai Chi 1:00-2:00 pm; $5 open drop-in

Wednesday pm: Baldwin Senior Center, 1000 W Broad S, Stratford CT; Tai Chi 5:45-6:45pm; $30-$70; please enroll through Stratford Park and Rec

Thursday pm: Elev8tion Studio, 305 Knowlton St, Bridgeport CT, Tai Chi 6 - 7:00pm; $10 open drop-in

Thursday am: Bigelow Senior Center, 100 Mona Ter, Fairfield CT; Tai Chi 9:30-10:30 pm; $5 open drop-in

Saturday pm: Elev8tion Studio, 305 Knowlton St, Bridgeport CT, Tai Chi 9:30 - 10:30am; $5 open drop-in

Saturday pm: Elev8tion Studio, 305 Knowlton St, Bridgeport CT, Tai Chi 1 - 2:00pm; $5 open drop-in

classes with Stephen Kurimai (contact Steve at his email)

Tuesday am: Oxford Senior Center, 10 Old Church Rd, Oxford, CT; Tai Chi (age 60+) 9:15-10:15 am; inquiries and enrollment through Oxford Senior Center 203-881-5231

Tuesday pm: Southbury Senior Center, 561 Main Street South, Southbury, CT; Tai Chi (age 60+) 12:30-1:30pm; please call 203-262-0651, senior@southbury-ct.gov

Tuesday pm: Southbury Parks & Recreation, 561 Main Street South, Southbury, CT; Tai Chi 5:30-6:30pm; please call 203-262-0633, parkrec@southbury-ct.gov

Wednesday pm: Amity High School, 25 Newton Rd, Woodbridge, CT; Tai Chi 5:30-6:00pm beginners, 6:00-6:30 intermediate/all levels, 6:30-7:00 intermediate; inquiries and enrollment through Amity Adult Ed. 203-392-2005, karen.wade@reg5.k12.ct.us

Thursday pm: Shelton Senior Center, 81 Wheeler St, Shelton, CT; Tai Chi (age 55+) 2:15-3:15 pm; inquiries and enrollment through Shelton Senior Center 203-924-9324


Private Lessons with Tim Regan

Norwalk CT Lancaster PA Distance Learning (online)

By appointment at (203) 852-0522 or

For all new students, private lessons must be prepaid with the button below. Please be sure to confirm appointment by phone or email before rendering payment below. Notice of cancellations must be provided 24 hours in advance of scheduled time or the fee is non-refundable.

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