Career and Community Education
Tai Chi & Chi Kung

Tai Chi (Yang Style)

Learn this venerable Chinese martial arts to improve your mental and physical health. It is an excellent prescription for stress relief and is noted for increasing the mind’s ability to focus. While strengthening and limbering the body, it also increases circulation and has been shown to lower blood pressure. It is a subtle and sophisticated martial art. New students are welcome at the first class in January, April, July and October.

Instructor: Staff
Class meets: Monday and Wednesday
Beginners meet from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Advanced students meet from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Windward CC, Hale Kuhina 115
Cost: $30 + $15 lab fee payable to instructor

ENR7012 7/2 - 7/30 9 mtgs.
ENR7012 8/4 - 8/27 8 mtgs.
ENR7012 9/3 - 9/29 8 mtgs.
ENR7012 10/1 10/29 9 mtgs.
ENR7012 11/3 - 11/26 8 mtgs.
ENR7012 12/1 - 12/17 6 mtgs.
ENR7012 1/5 - 1/28 7 mtgs.

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Health with Marie Riley

Instructor: Marie Riley
Class meets: Wednesday
Time:  9:45 – 11:45 a.m.
Location: Windard CC, Hale Kuhina 115
Cost: $12 each course

Wear comfortable clothes, no fragrance, and bring a wrap in case the air conditioning fees too cold.

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Relaxing into Natural Vision

We will practice gentle exercises and relaxation techniques, which reportedly have helped fatigue from reading, dry eyes, intolerance to light, and neck tension. These “learn by doing” workshops are for reading distance and far distance clarity.

Acupressure for Your Face, Neck and Shoulders

You can use self-help Jin Shin acupressure, Shiatsu, and traditional acu-points for yourself. Also included: basic massage, trigger points, and cranial work.

Neck, Face and Scalp Self-Help (2 of 4)

We will practice techniques on ourselves: trigger points, acu-points, cranial work, Shiatsu, and Jin Shin. Chi Kung's movements, breath, and imagery serve the whole body.

ENR7045 7/30 1 mtg.

Nourishing your Skin and Muscles (3 of 4)

We will share ideas on topical and internal nutrients to nourish and protect your skin and muscles. Oxycise, Chi Kung and other exercises can nourish your skin and muscles.

ENR7046 8/6 1 mtg.

Massage and Exercise for Your Face, Neck, and Shoulders (4 of 4)

You can practice face exercises designed to rebalance muscles. You can combine basic massage with locations of acu-points and meridians. Chi Kung exercises are included.

ENR7047 8/13 1 mtg.
Marie Riley
Marie Riley , M.A., and L.M.T., is the Director of the Acupressure Center of Hawaii. Marie has studied with Mary Chou, Al Huang and Marshall Ho.