Tai Chi/Martial arts/Meditation
Morning Meditation — Mindful Yoga Studio, 1101 N. Wilmot Road. Restore, renew and reconnect with simple meditation and breathing exercises. Ages 18 and up. 8:15-8:45 a.m. Mondays and Fridays. Donations appreciated. 300-4378. mindfulyogatucson.com.
Sun Style 73 Tai Chi — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. The parent form for Tai Chi for Arthritis/Fall Prevention, this class continues on from Part 2 and is for those who already know the 40 forms of that program. 11 a.m.-noon. Sept. 17 and 24. $36. 742-4600. webcms.pima.gov.
Tai Chi Balance — Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Road. Basics for Beginners, Mondays; Yang24 (Int-Advance), Thursdays. 11 a.m.-noon. Mondays and Thursdays. $10 a day; $30 a month. 296-9212. sunrisechapel.org.
Tai Chi for Health — TCA2 and Sun73 — Resurrection Lutheran Church, 11575 N. First Ave, Oro Valley. Focus on Part 2 of Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention program as well as the Sun 73 Forms. 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Mondays. $65 for nine weeks. 780-6751. heatherchalon.com.
Tai Chi For Arthritis-Part 2 — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center. For those who have learned The Basic 6 and Advanced six exercises in the Tai Chi for Arthritis/Fall Prevention programs. This class goes into nine additional moves. Register at webcams.pima.gov. 12:15-1:15 p.m. Sept. 17 and 24. $27. 742-4600.
Tai Chi for Health — Resurrection Lutheran Church. 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. heatherchalon.com.
Kids Capoeira — Movement Culture, 435 E. Ninth St. Learn the historical and cultural aspect while developing balance, motor coordination, speed and strength. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays; 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays. $10. 603-8043. tucsoncapoeira.org.
Tucson Capoeira intro class — Movement Culture. Introduction to the four core expressions of Capoeira: Movement, music, philosophy, and history. 4-6 p.m. Saturdays; 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays; 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. $15. 603-8043. tucsoncapoeira.org.
Tai Chi for Health: Beginner’s Class — The Studio, 4648 E. Speedway. Focuses on a 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. 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesdays. $7; $45 for nine weeks. 1-203-470-9549. heatherchalon.com.
Tai Chi for Health — Advanced Class — The Studio. To 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. heatherchalon.com.
Xingyiquan — Descending Dragon Health Center, 3461 E. Speedway. Practice involves fundamental exercises, and partnered drills. Ages 16 and up. 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. $75. 404-4869. descendingdragon.weebly.com.
Tai Chi for Fall Prevention — Casas Adobes Congregational Church, 6801 N. Oracle Road. Improve balance as you build muscle strength, relieve pain, reduce stress and improve lifestyle. May be done standing or seated. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 5, 12 and 19. $10; $35 a month. 742-4600.
Seated Tai Chi for Health — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 W. Ruthrauff Road. Chair class that works on leg strength, flexibility and fitness. 1-2 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26. $30 for five classes. 465-2890.
Tai Chi for Health and Balance — St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 8501 E. Broadway. Reduce stress with safe, gentle exercise to improve balance, range of motion and flexibility. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays. $5. 465-6561.
Beginning Tai Chi for Arthritis/Fall Prevention — Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center. A gentle form of Sun Style Tai chi emphasizing joint-safe moves, agile steps and Qigong breathing. 11 a.m.-noon. Sept. 21 and 28. $36. 742-4600. webcms.pima.gov.
Qigong — Descending Dragon Health Center. A low impact movement practice that places emphasis on breath, posture, and intent. Movements involve bending, stretching, and breathing which are designed to improve health. 8-9 a.m. Saturdays. $10. 404-4869. descendingdragon.weebly.com.
Yoga for Bodies That Don’t Bend — Centerline Movement Studio. Safe place to explore your body, breath and mind through yoga without worrying about what you can or can’t do or how you look trying to do it. Ages 14 and up. 6-7 p.m. Mondays. $15. 1-919-260-0236. mindfuladventure.com.
Gentle and Restorative Yoga — Mindful Yoga Studio. For all students seeking the benefits of a relaxing, gentle and restorative practice. Ages 18 and up. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays. $11. 300-4378. mindfulyogatucson.com.
Gentle Yoga for Back Care — Mindful Yoga Studio. Students are introduced to movements and poses that encourage improved postural alignment and freedom from pain. A gentle practice suitable for new students and students of all levels regardless of back issues. Ages 18 and up. 4-5:15 p.m. Tuesdays. $11. 300-4378. mindfulyogatucson.com.
Nude Yoga, by Happy Nappy Vegan — Movement Culture. A clothing optional co-ed yoga class encouraging self-expression and personal development within a safe and respectful space. Open to all levels of experience. Ages 18 and up. 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays. $8. 603-8043. movementaz.org.
Yin and Gentle Yoga — Mindful Yoga Studio Annex, 100 S. Avenida del Convento. Exercises the bones, lubricates the joints and deeply stretches the body’s connective tissue, especially in the hips, pelvis, and lower spine. Suitable for all levels. Age 18 and up. 9-10 a.m. Saturdays. $8. 300-4378. mindfulyogatucson.com.
Tibetan Yoga — Rancho Center, 3400 E. Speedway. A preparation for meditation and is very adaptable to those with physical limitations that are a barrier to many other forms of yoga. Ages 16 and up. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. $5, donations appreciated. 622-8460. awaminstitute.org.
Tibetan Yoga — Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute, 3810 E. Monte Vista Drive. Preparation for meditation and is very adaptable to those with physical limitations that are a barrier to many other forms of yoga. Ages 16 and up. 10-11 a.m. Saturdays. $5, donations appreciated. 622-8460. awaminstitute.org.
All Bodies Rise Yoga — Movement Culture. Offers practitioners the opportunity to explore and become more in tune with their bodies. All levels welcome. Ages 16 and up. Cash or Venmo. 11 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. $7. 603-8043. movementaz.org.
Restorative Yoga — Mindful Yoga Studio. Deep restorative work improves range of motion and joint mobility, reduces pain and the effects of stress. Ages 18 and up. 6-7:15 p.m. Sundays. $11. 300-4378. mindfulyogatucson.com.
Try something new
Insanity Live: Fitness Class — The Hoff Studio, 215 N. Hoff Ave. High intensity interval training, using just your bodyweight, it focuses on cardio, plyometrics, speed, strength, agility, coordination, abs, and core muscles. Bring a yoga mat (or similar if you have it), water, and a small sweat towel. Wear exercise clothes and sneakers. Ages 18 and up. 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays. $6; $25 for five class pass; $40 for 10 class pass. 333-5905. thehoffstudio.com.
Exercise with JCC: Body Shaping — TMC for Seniors, 1400 N. Wilmot Road. Muscle strengthening/lengthening exercises that sculpt the body. Registration required. 9-10 a.m. Sept. 20. Free. 324-4345. tmcaz.com.
Zumba — Movement Culture. Mix of low and high-intensity moves to produce an awesome calorie-burning dance fitness party. Dance experience not necessary. Noon-1 p.m. Saturdays. $10. 603-8043.