SPAC and COESA have partnered to bring you a series of health and wellness events outside on SPAC’s beautiful grounds!

The full class schedule is as follows:

Tai Chi Classes at SPAC

Instructed by Mark Tolstrup of the Tai Chi Center

Beginner Introduction To Tai Chi Class

Tuesdays July 7 – 28

10:00am or 5:30pm

In this course participants will learn the basic postures, movements and breath work in addition to the first movements of the Yang style Tai Chi form. These techniques have many benefits for health and wellbeing including flexibility, stress reduction and balance. Preregistration is required 24 hours in advance of class. Cost for the series is $80.

Register online at : http://www.the-taichi-center.com/home.html or email: mark@the-taichi-center.com.

Meditation Classes at SPAC

Led by Pierre Zimmerman of One Roof Saratoga

Dharma Meditation

July 12 – August 30

Sundays at 9am

Dharma Meditation includes inspirational topics that support emotional, cognitive, and ethical wishes for well-being. This is a sitting meditation for 25 minutes with a silent break allowing people to stretch, followed by a second sitting, introduced by a brief talk. A discussion on the topic and some insights and reflections about the nature and commonality of our basic humanity is shared by attendees. This meditation is open to beginners and/or those who have been meditating for awhile. There is no cost to attend, but a $10 donation per class is suggested. Pre-registration is required by Saturday at midnight in advance of the class. Register via email to pzimmie2@icloud.com.

Important information:

The Tai Chi and Meditation classes will be held on the SPAC grounds with socially distant marked spaces for each participant. All attendees will enter through the Hall of Springs Gate and will be required to complete a health screening questionnaire. In addition, guests are required to wear a face mask at all times until the classes begin and then immediately after the classes conclude. Class sizes will be limited to a maximum of 25 participants. Restrooms will be available for participants and will be cleaned and sanitized after each use. Online registration must be completed in advance. All proceeds will go directly to the practitioners.