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martial arts • Ages 6–adult Tae Kwon Do Ages 6 –12 Tae Kwon Do is a Martial Art that uses skilled application of punches, kicks, blocks, and interceptions with the arms, hands, and feet for self-defense. Class focuses on discipline, breath control, and the balance of mental and physical power. Open to beginners to advanced students. Promotion tests are held every two months for participants who wish to advance in rank. (Testing fee required.) Uniforms may be purchased from the instructor. (Suggested for all students; required for advanced students.) jc Min/Max: 8/17 Grand Master Sang Chel Chung’s Academy, Instructor Prairie Lakes, Multi-purpose Rooms 1 & 2 10 weeks Mondays, 6:30 –7:30p 1/7–3/11 R: $60/NR: $72 #441241-1 Hap Ki Do Ages 6 –14 Hap Ki Do is a form of self-defense that employs joint locks, grappling, and throwing techniques similar to those of other martial arts, as well as kicks, punches, and other striking attacks. Hap Ki Do employs both long-range and close-range fighting techniques, and emphasizes circular motion, redirection of force, and control of the opponent. jc Min/Max: 8/17 Grand Master Sang Chel Chung’s Academy, Instructor Prairie Lakes, Meeting Room 1 10 weeks Wednesdays, 6:30 –7:30p 1/9 –3/13 R: $60/NR: $72 #441247-1 www.DPParks.org Yoga Classes Tai Chi Class details are on page 44 Chair Yoga Deep Stretching Vinyasa Vinyasa Flow Ages 18+ Tai Chi is a Chinese system of slow, meditative physical exercises designed for relaxation, balance, and health. Well known for reducing stress, increasing cardiovascular efficiency. Tai Chi focuses on the holistic development of the mind, body, and spirit. An effective practice of self-defense. It is as beautiful to watch as it is to perform—meditation in motion—great for all ages, regardless of health or physical conditions. jc Beginning Tai Chi Min/Max: 8/27 Richard Kurtin, Instructor Prairie Lakes, Mountain View Rooms 1–3 10 weeks Wednesdays, 6:00 –7:30p 1/9 –3/13 R: $70/NR: $84 #456091-1 don't miss our annual Continuing Tai Chi • Ages 18+ Try new fitness classes, talk to trainers, workout in the Fitness Center. Read more on page 40 Prerequisite: Beginning Tai Chi This course provides continued development of the holistic mind, body, and spirit principles presented in the beginning class, and the advancement of long forms. Min/Max: 6/12 Richard Kurtin, Instructor Prairie Lakes, Mountain View Rooms 1–3 10 weeks Wednesdays, 7:30 –9:00p 1/9 –3/13 R: $70/NR: $84 #456092-1 FREE WEEK of FITNESS classes! December 30–January 5, at Prairie Lakes. Fencing Ages 6 –14 Fencing Center of Chicago, founded by World Cup Champion, Coach Bakhyt Abdikulov, will provide participants instruction in the Olympic sport of fencing. Beginners to advanced participants are welcomed. Instruction will be strictly using a foil sword. jc All equipment will be provided. Required attire: Sweatpants & gym shoes. Min/Max: 6/20 Fencing Center of Chicago, Instructor Prairie Lakes, Racquetball Courts 10 weeks Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30p 1/9 –3/13 R: $200/NR: $225 #441240-1 Coach Abdikulov Photo: FCC 33