May 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RHF 124 - T’ai Chi Qigong

In this course, students will become acquainted with essential biomechanics, applied mental intention, and internal energy development methods required to build gong and establish foundations for Taiji forms; learn basic history of Taijiquan and about yin/yang theory; learn efficient and integrated use of body and the roles of breath, heart/mind, and intentionality on physicality and personal harmony; explore relationships among mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual experiences; explore differences among physical, mental, and mind/body learning; and learn to appreciate relationships between healing arts and martial arts aspects of Taiji. Because skill or fitness development are objectives in all RHF courses, students must attend and participate in class activities to pass the course. The program reserves the right to request written medical clearance for participation in courses that require high intensity exercise.

Credits: 1.5

Course Typically Offered: Fall and spring
Course Type: Recreation, Health & Fitness

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