Flowing Balance intro to Tai Chi & Qi Gong at Yume Japanese Gardens on April 20

FLOWING BALANCE – An Introduction to the Principles and Practice of TAI CHI – QIGONG

“Join us for a rejuvenating time of movement and mindfulness while connecting with nature and nurture your wellness in the heart of our Japanese oasis.

This 90 Minute Experiential and Participatory Workshop will introduce you to the principles and practice of Tai Chi and Qigong.
Sifu Gene Nelson, a certified Master Teacher in these revered ancient arts, will guide you through a standing meditation, postural awareness, and deep breathing exercises.

Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or new to these practices, you are all welcome to partake in this beautiful journey of self-discovery and holistic well-being. All attendees are expected to participate in the various movements.

This Workshop is appropriate for active persons with no gait challenges, who do not require assistance getting into and out of a chair. Most of this Workshop will be done standing. Seated breaks can be taken as needed.

NOTE: Sifu will make hands on posture corrections as needed. Hands on will always be appropriate and required so as to maximize the students’ experience.

Dress: Please dress as if going for an active walk, gym, exercise class.

About the Instructor:
Sifu Gene Nelson is a Certified Master Teacher for Tai Chi & Qigong. Sifu Gene’s teaching philosophy is one that is singularly dedicated to offering the maximum benefit from every movement regardless of experience. This is accomplished through an experiential teaching method spanning 35+ years with over 10,000 in class students (not Zoom), at his school in Metropolitan NYC and workshops. Sifu now brings his years of personal training and teaching to Tucson where he lives full time.”

Dates & Time: 


5:00 PM – 6:30 PM


General Admission: $25

Advanced ticket reservation is required. This is a limited admission class.

IMPORTANT: Attendees will have the opportunity to pre-register for a Ten Week program covering this topic in depth starting in October 2024. 
Dates/Time for the Ten Week program will be announced at the end of the Workshop.
Ten Week program fee for Non-Members will be $160 and will include an Individual Membership to Yume Japanese Gardens (valid for a year). Ten Week program fee for Members will be $120.Purchase TicketsV

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