Tai Chi

Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of Physical Education through Tai Chi exercises including well-known short forms consisting of 24 postures. Principles of unity, centering, balance, alignment, breath and mind intent, "yin and yang" relationships and the development of Chi. Benefits of Tai Chi exercise relative to age, gender and environmental conditions. Basic exercise physiology, nutrition, fundamentals of strength development, flexibility and meditation concepts as related to Tai Chi and "health and wellness". A global and historical examination of the Taoist philosophy and the development of various forms of Tai Chi.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23442 KNES 12H 61 M·W···· 05:30 PM-06:20 PM Coleen Lee-Wheat PE15

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

0.5 Units
Two hours laboratory for the one-half unit course (24 hours total per quarter); three hours laboratory for the one unit course (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.

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