MAILED: Oct. 19, 2001
EAU CLAIRE — The University of
Wisconsin-Eau Claire Recreation will offer Wednesday night classes on Chinese 18
postures, acu-yoga and tai chi.
Chinese 18 Postures is a series of gentle stretching and
breathing postures to help resolve and avoid stiffness and achy muscles.
Participants will learn to strengthen and lubricate joints and improve their
posture and balance. The class is from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 28,
and Dec. 5-19 in Room 106 of McPhee Physical Education Center. Course fee is $20
for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and $35 for community residents.
Tai Chi, offered from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14,
28, and Dec. 5-12 in the McPhee Dance Studio, will develop and maintain the
health of both the mind and the body. The slow rhythmical circularity of the
movements establishes a calm mind and a relaxed body, capable of neutralizing
the mental and physical stresses which often result in “disease.” Course fee
is $25 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and $40 for community
A blend of traditional hatha yoga postures, breathing
focus, and access to the acupressure and acupuncture points is utilized in the
practice of acu-yoga. Body, mind and spirit are all addressed in this
three-in-one yoga class, offered from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 28,
and Dec. 5-12 in the McPhee Dance Studio. Course fee is $22 for UW-Eau Claire
students, faculty and staff and $37 for community residents.
For more information, contact Vicki Reed, associate
director of University Recreation, at (715) 836-4931.
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Oct. 19, 2001