Master Janny Wu

Healthy Living Through Tai Chi Chuan

Sacramento, CA US

(916) 508-7939

Janny Wu, also known as Wu Xiaohong, is a seasoned Tai Chi and Qigong instructor with over 15 years experience in teaching people of all ages. Janny’s desire is to share with people the many benefits of practicing Yang style Tai Chi Chuan and through that practice encourage the body to feel younger and healthier.

Janny Wu trained in China and has achieved a sixth Wushu Duan ranking. Master Janny Wu is a disciple under the fifth generation in the Yang Tai Chi family tree of master Zhao Youbin. Janny is skilled in traditional Yang style Tai Chi Chuan 85 form and 37 classic form as well as Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Fan. Janny also trained with the fifth generation of Wu style Tai Chi descendant Zhai Wei Chuan and the fifth generation of Bagua descendant Huo Dongli.

Janny Wu has been teaching Tai Chi and Qigong in the Sacramento area since 2007. She and her strong community of students make up the Tong Xin Tai Chi Association. Janny's teachings enable students to feel easy and comfortable as she takes into account each student's needs and maximizes the healthful benefits of their Tai Chi practice.

 

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TAI CHI FOR BETTER BALANCE

For ages 50+.  This low impact form of ancient Chinese exercise emphasizes balance, strengthening, and relaxation. The gentle movements are performed slowly and encourage relaxed breathing. Beginners are welcome. According to the Mayo Clinic Staff, the benefits of tai chi include: Decreased stress and anxiety, Increased aerobic capacity, Increased energy and stamina, Increased flexibility, balance and agility, Increased muscle strength and definition.

$25 / five-punch card
Mon 10:30 to 11:30 AM the Hart Senior Center
Instructor: Sabitre Rodriguez

T'AI CHI

Tai Chi is an internal martial art which uses the body's own energy to protect and heal itself. It is taught in slow, highly effective movements which are accessible to many different people and ages.

$30 monthly
Tue, Thu 10:00 to 11:30 AM at Mims Hagginwood Community Center
Instructor: George Bonilla

Registration: View the Sacramento Parks and Recreation online course catalog at http://www.cityofsacramento.org/ParksandRec

 

TAI CHI GONG (BEGINNING)

These exercises use the principle of chi flowing properly throughout the body to maintain the equilibrium of yin and yang. Regular practice of these forms will develop better balance and flexibility, gain strength, promote deep relaxation, and improve health. This beginning class will also learn 37 Yang Style Tai Chi and Yi Jin Jing, a traditional Health Qigong.
$20-$25 monthly / $7 drop-in
Tue 11 to noon at the ACC Senior Services
Instructor: Stella Chuk


HAPPY TAI CHI FOR ALL AGES

Tai Chi is an exercise suitable for all ages and particularly beneficial for older adults. Tai chi uses slow and gentle movements with an emphasis on muscle relaxation.  Circular movements are used so that tissues are not overly tense and joints move in a natural manner minimizing over-extension. With a focus on relaxation and the breath, benefits have been reported for improved balance, cardiovascular disease, cardiopulmonary disease, and chronic pain.
$20 monthly
Thu 9:30 to 10:30 AM at South Natomas Community Center
Instructor: Janny Wu

TRADITIONAL YANG TAI CHI

Learn traditional Yang Tai Chi 85 form. Warm up exercises include portions of a variety of Qigong forms.
$40 monthy
Mon, Wed, Thu 7:30 to 9:00 AM (with instruction) at
William Land Park or Greenhaven Pocket Area as an alternate indoor location

Tue, Fri 7:30 to 9:00 AM (student practice / no instructor) at Reichmuth Park or William Land Park or Greenhaven Pocket Area as an alternate indoor location
Instructor: Janny Wu

TRADITIONAL YANG TAI CHI & BROADSWORD

An event in both national and international Wushu games. It includes 42 movements with 18 different sword strokes and 3 force-launching actions involved in this form. <Yang style Duanwei level forms are also covered>
$55 monthly punch card
Sat 9:00 to 11:30 AM at Pannell Meadowview Community Center
(Beginner Students from 10:00 to 11:30 AM)
Instructor: Janny Wu

* * Starting Oct 1, 2016,  a new beginner class is available from 10:00 to 11:30 AM * *

HAPPY TAI CHI FOR ALL AGES

Tai Chi is an exercise suitable for all ages and particularly beneficial for older adults. Tai chi uses slow and gentle movements with an emphasis on muscle relaxation.  Circular movements are used so that tissues are not overly tense and joints move in a natural manner minimizing over-extension. With a focus on relaxation and the breath, benefits have been reported for improved balance, cardiovascular disease, cardiopulmonary disease, and chronic pain.
$20 for a 4 class punch card
Wed 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Pannell Meadowview Community Center
Instructor: Janny Wu