Adult Programs

Tai Chi (in person)

Experience Tai Chi at The Morton Arboretum.

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Move your body with the grace and confidence of the ancient Tai Chi masters who learned the secret of balancing yin and yang: strength with beauty, power with peace, endurance with flow. TaijiFit™ is a form of Tai Chi suitable for beginners. There is no routine or choreography to memorize or “get right.” Your instructor will lead you into flow using the Qi Cueing method developed by International Master David-Dorian Ross. 

Attending every class and practicing at home just to “keep up” will not be needed. Come as often as your schedule allows and never get behind.

This program meets on-site at the Arboretum. 

Instructor: Dawn Nader, certified instructor in Tai Chi and TaijiFit™ 

Health and Safety: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s health and safety guidelines. Guidelines are subject to change, so please check back frequently. 

Age: 16 and older 

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  • Wear comfortable clothes that allow for easy movement. 
  • This class will meet outside when weather permits. Please check the forecast and come prepared with layering options to match the temperature.

Dawn Nader, certified instructor in Tai Chi and TaijiFit™

Dawn Nader has more than 15 years of experience as a student and instructor in Wushu, Yang Style Tai Chi, and Straight Sword, and she is a certified TaijiFit™ Method instructor. Her journey toward wellness through the Chinese martial arts provides a perspective on using mindful movement as an exercise to empower the mind, strengthen the body, boost the immune system, and improve the condition of the human spirit.

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