Wave Hill Offers Free Community Tai Chi on Saturday, September 13, 2014

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This fall, come out and enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi Chuan, a gentle exercise that focuses on deep breath and movements based on images found in nature. On September 13, Wave Hill offers a free restorative session of Tai Chi Chuan led by Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School. Held outdoors—and indoors in inclement weather—this session introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits. Combine it with a light lunch in The Café at Wave Hill and a leisurely stroll through the gardens. Then plan to come often this fall—and year-round—to enjoy the bounty of wellness programs at Wave Hill, including Hatha Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation.

What: Free Community Tai Chi at Wave Hill

Where: Wave Hill, West 249 Street and Independence Avenue

When: Saturday, September 13, 11AM–12:15PM

Admission: Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon on Saturdays

Registration: Registration recommended, online starting September 3. Drop-ins accommodated as space permits.

Support for wellness sessions at Wave Hill is provided by the William Froelich Foundation. Wave Hill, Inc. is an independent, non-profit cultural institution governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The buildings and ground of Wave Hill are owned by the City of New York. With the assistance of the Bronx Borough President and Bronx representatives in the City Council and State Legislature, Wave Hill’s operation is supported with public funds through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Grant Program administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

        

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Wave Hill is a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades. Its mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.

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