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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 166
Title Tai Chi
Credits 1.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1519 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 F 2:00pm - 3:40pm OK-217 Larry M Lewis


Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art that improves health, flexibility, and balance, and reduces stress. This course will introduce students to the postures of the first part of the classical Yang style of taijiquan. Exercises to loosen the joints and stretch the body will prepare the students for the form. The primary set of Qigong will teach the beginner how to understand and feel Qi. Two hours per week. Satisfies physical education activities requirement; SMS major activity elective.