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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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News Bureau Schofield Hall 201 Eau Claire, WI 54702
phone: (715) 836-4741
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University Recreation to Offer
Acu-yoga, Chinese 18 Postures, Tai Chi 

MAILED: Sept. 16, 2002

         
EAU CLAIRE  The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is offering Wednesday evening classes in Acu-yoga, Chinese 18 Postures and Tai Chi.
         Acu-yoga blends traditional Hatha yoga postures, breathing focus and access to acupressure and acupuncture points. Body, mind and spirit are all addressed in the class, which runs from 5-6:15 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6 in the McPhee Dance Studio of the McPhee Physical Education Center. The course fee is $23 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and $38 for community members.
         Chinese 18 Postures involves a series of gentle stretching and breathing techniques to help avoid stiffness and achy muscles. The postures are also used to strengthen and lubricate joints, improve posture and balance, and prevent injuries. Classes are scheduled from 5-6 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6 and 13 in Room 106 of McPhee. The fee is $23 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and $38 for community members.
         Tai Chi participants will learn how to establish a calm mind and body by practicing slow rhythmical movements designed to neutralize mental and physical stresses. Physical benefits of Tai Chi include greater flexibility, improved functioning of internal organs, increased blood flow and strengthening of bones. The class is slated for 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov. 6, 13, 20; and Dec. 4, 11 and 18 in the McPhee Dance Studio. The fee is $47 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and $72 for community members.
         Registration and payment are required prior to the first class. To register or obtain more information, contact Vicki Reed, associate director of intramural sports, at (715) 836-4931 or via e-mail at reedvf@uwec.edu.
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Updated: September 16, 2002