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Welcome to Center States
Tai Chi Chuan

Kansas City

Kim W. Kanzelberger, Director

Next Beginning Class

January 28, 2019

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January 4-6, 2019



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April 4-7, 2019



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August 5-10, 2019

Tai chi (also written t'ai chi or taiji or taijiquan) is an ancient system of exercise, meditation, and martial art that unites mind and body: a therapeutic exercise to cultivate and re-educate the body and mind, a meditation to cultivate the spirit, a martial art to cultivate harmonious relationships with others. The basic practice or Form comprises 37 movements executed in a slow, relaxed, and fluid manner.

Benefits of Tai Chi Chuan

  • Improves balance, coordination, and flexibility
  • Promotes correct posture alignment and efficient use of muscles
  • Improves concentration
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Increases bone mass
  • Enhances breath capacity without cardiovascular stress
  • Teaches stress management skills
  • Teaches basic self-defense and conflict resolution strategies

Kansas City's Premier
Tai Chi school

Providing quality private and group instruction since 1980, Center States Tai Chi Chuan was founded by Kim Kanzelberger and offers beginning and advanced level classes in Professor Cheng Man-ch'ing's 37-posture Tai Chi Chuan form, sensing hands, and sword.



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