Tai Chi

Tai Chi Balance — Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Road. Mondays: Tai Chi basics; Thursdays: yang 10 for beginners. 11 a.m.-noon. Mondays and Thursdays. $10; $30 a month. 296-9212.

Tai Chi - Sun Style 73 Forms Workshop — Junior League of Tucson, 2099 E. River Road. Learn the Sun 73 Style Tai Chi forms at these 3-hour monthly workshops. All levels welcome. 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14. $35. 780-6751.

Tai Chi for Health — Kirk-Bear Canyon Public Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Gentle exercise that combines breathing, slow movement, and focused attention. Adults only. 10:15-11:15 a.m. Mondays. Free. 594-5275.

Sun Style 73 Tai Chi — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. For those who know the 40 forms of Tai Chi for Arthritis/Fall Prevention. Register at 11 a.m.-noon. Mondays. $9. 742-4600.

Tai Chi ForArthritis-Part 2 — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center. For those who know the Basic 6 and Advanced 6 exercises in the Tai Chi for Arthritis/Fall Prevention programs. Register at 12:15-1:15 p.m. Mondays. $9. 

Tai Chi for Health — Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave, Oro Valley. Safe, effective and fun way to improve balance, mental clarity, relieve pain and create an overall feeling of well-being through natural breathing and slow, gentle, meditative body movements. 1-2 p.m. Mondays. $10; $60 for nine weeks. 780-6751.

Tai Chi for Health — The Studio, 4648 E. Speedway. Improve balance, mental clarity, relieve pain and create an overall feeling of well-being through natural breathing and slow, gentle, meditative body movements. 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. $10; $60 for nine weeks. 1-203-470-9549.

Seated Tai Chi for Health — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center. For those who want to improve their health but can't stand to exercise. Gentle movement and fall prevention. 1-2 p.m. Oct. 18. $24 for four classes. 


Divine Joy Yoga — Rincon United Church of Christ, 122 N. Craycroft Road. Mild to moderate yoga. Seniors and beginners welcome. 9-10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $6. 808-9383.

Yoga in the Buff — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Clothing optional co-ed. 4-5 p.m. Thursdays. $5. 250-2331.

Tibetan Yoga — Awam Institute, 3400 E. Speedway. Patrick Flint teaches the 21 Yoga's of Tibet. All ages. 10-11 a.m. Oct. 14. Free. 622-8460.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga — Quaker Meeting House, 931 N. Fifth Ave. To promote peace and healing. 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 490-5500.

Martial Arts

Taekwondo Wellness — Intuition Wellness Center, 5675 N. Oracle Road. Learn traditional Taekwondo, philosophy and core principles, self-care, stress management, coping skills, social skills and mindfulness meditation. 4:15 p.m class for ages 7-12; 5:15 p.m. for ages 12 and up. 4:15 and 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $20. 333-3320.

Capoeira for Kids — Studio Axé, 2928 E. Broadway. Children learn the basics of Tucson Capoeira Martial Arts through games and exercises. Ages 5-12. 4:30-5:30 p.m. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 990-1820.

Other Fitness Ideas

Kettlebell Fit — Centerline Movement, 1600 N. Tucson Blvd. Strength and conditioning. 18 and up. 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $25. 975-0292.

Tucson Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk — Reid Park, 100 S. Country Club. Walk benefiting local and national suicide prevention and awareness programs of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 8-11 a.m. Oct. 14. Free. 236-0865.

Walk With A Doc — Rillito River Park, East of Swan Road North of Camp Lowell. Topic: Exercising for Healthy Bones. Marty Twichell, Enhanced Fitness Coordinator for the Pima Council on Aging will lead the discussion. 8-9:15 a.m. Oct. 14. Free. 795-7985.

Baby Booty Bounce: Dance with Baby Workout — Floor Polish Dance Studio, 215 N. Hoff Ave. Build essential core strength. Bring your baby in a carrier you can dance in. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. First class free; $10. 333-5905.

The Great Pumpkin Race — Buckelew Farm, 17000 W. Ajo Way. Cross country 5K race with portions in the corn maze, awards, prizes and more. 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15. $20. 812-0159.

Brewery Bootcamp — Dragoon Brewing Co., 1859 W. Grant Road. Bring a sweat towel, bottle of water, and a mat or beach towel for something to lay on. Includes your first beer. Ages 21 and up. 11 a.m.-noon. Sundays. $10. 465-6895.