Author: dnader01

NEW! Morton Arboretum Lisle, IL TaijiFit F.L.O.W.

NEW! Morton Arboretum-Lisle, IL TaijiFit F.L.O.W. w/ Dawn Nader W 9:30 AM CST July 29, Aug. 26, Sept. 23. Register w/ this link: TaijiFit-Flow- Real. Simple. Easy to follow Tai Chi. Get out of your head and into your heart. Let go of tension. Enjoy a movement experience that feels good. Enjoy a moving meditation and centering practice that allows you to step-in and notice all the “feels” w/o duality. What you are feeling belongs…it all belongs. You are enough. Let’s bathe in the trees. Feel the gentle breeze and follow the sunlight to a place where we feel love over worry- a wonderful place called NOW. Here, there is nothing next. Here, the only thing that matters is the breath I am taking. Here, I find ease. Here, I am free to allow my internal landscape to be just as beautiful as the external landscape…and so are YOU. It would be a heartwarming expression of love to see my Chicagoland Community FLOWING w/ me- I hope to see you there! Together- YOU CAN ELEVATE …

ELEVATE Tai Chi Summer Session 2020

Summer Session 2020Begins M 06/15 Ends F 07/31NO Classes/ Meetups: F 07/03 – SU 07/12 Welcome back! We are now offering OUTSIDE Movement Experiences to complement our LIVE ONLINE offerings.Please adhere to safety protocols issued by the CDC. Chicagoland Movement Experiences! NEW! Morton Arboretum-Lisle, IL TaijiFit F.L.O.W. w/ Dawn NaderW 9:30 AM CST July 29, Aug. 26, Sept. 23. Register w/ this link: Meetups @ Ty Warner Park-Westmont, IL   Donation $5/each OR $50 (Package) TU / TH 9:30 AM CST TaijiFit-F.L.O.W.  Details: Meet at the FOUNTAIN IN THE CENTER OF THE PARK TH 6AM CST 24 Form /32 Sword Form Yang Style  Details: Meet at the tennis courts. This experience is for participants that are familiar w/ the 24 Form / 32 Sword Form. This is not an instructional class. Participants should be able to run the full form following from behind w/ minimal cues.   ONLINE Movement Experiences! TaijiFit- F.L.O.W.M / W 1PM CST ONLINE Yang Style Beijing 24 Form TU / TH 1PM CST ONLINE LIVE ONLINE Zoom Room –Zoom Room ID# : 742-545-0316https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7425450316FREE account …

It’s official-We now have a name!

It’s official- After YEARS of listening for that whisper from my heart to find it’s way to me…I am proud to announce we have a name! Welcome to ELEVATE TAI CHI. Our mission- To ELEVATE the condition of the human spirit…one ahh— at a time! In our movement experience we step in to that beautiful space called NOW. We set the intention for the time we share by acknowledging the three treasures of Tai Chi. SKY energy fill me. (Heaven Above) EARTH energy hold me. (Earth Below) And, the energy of HUMANITY open my heart. Connect to me. (Humanity is the conduit, the balancer, the connector between the two.). It is with great love and deepest gratitude to my husband, Mike Nader and teachers: Sifu David Chang-Wushu Central Martial Arts Academy San Jose, CA; Master Chungliang (Al Huang)-Living Tao Foundation and Master David-Dorian Ross-TaijiFit International that I now unveil our name and logo. Here’s to many years of lifting each other up, letting go of the tension that keeps our energy stagnant and ELEVATING the …

Living Tao Foundation Lang Ting Institute

UPDATE 06/06/2020- Living Tao Foundation has announced the cancelation of the August-3 week seminar at the River House in Gold Beach, Oregon.  Plans for an online seminar are in the works.   With this in mind, Dawn will still take this time (the 1st 3 weeks in August) for continued education & personal growth.  Please mark your calendar and plan accordingly.  Thank you for your love and continued support of self care, continuing education and personal growth to continue to serve our communities to the best of my ability.  Time to return to the mindset of the beginner student is a precious gift.  Continuing her education Dawn attends the Living Tao Foundation-Lan Ting Institute Winter, Spring & Summer Seminars.  She uses this time to explore the FLOW of QI (energy) in movement, Chinese Culture, Calligraphy & Literary Classics,  side by side with her teachers Master David-Dorian Ross and Grand Master Chungliang (Al) Huang.   As dates are announced please mark your calendar. Dawn will be attending these seminars each year.  University of Illinois- May (1 week over …

Carillion Club Active Adult Community

UPDATE 06/06/2020- The clubhouse remains closed. ALL classes remain canceled. No new information has been provided by Eileen. You are missed my friends. Our action plan has details to participate online. Our current online schedule will run as is through 06/12/2020. As more information is released by Eileen, I will keep you posted here. With the evolving circumstances, your support has been greatly appreciated. You can always reach me @ 408-204-1229 (text only) or dnader01@mac.com. When the clubhouse reopens you can look forward to the following weekly offerings: Schedule/Location- Gather in the Clubhouse Group Fitness Room. TU 3PM TaijiFit-Flow F 12PM TaijiFit-Flow Mark your calendar- NO Classes / Meetups 1 WEEK BREAK- SA 07/04/2020-SU 07/12/2020 3 WEEK BREAK- SA 08/01- SU 08/23 1 Week Break- SA 11/21-SU 11/29 2 Week Break- TH 12/24 -SU 1/10

Meetup Group Ty Warner Park-Westmont, IL –

UPDATE 06/06/2020- Our action plan runs through 06/12/2020. On 06/14/2020 our Summer Schedule will begin. The Ty Warner Park-Westmont, IL Summer Park Meetups will be back! TU / TH 9 AM Walk & Talk before class! Gather at the Flagpole in the main parking lot located on Plaza Dr./ Blackhawk Dr. TU / TH 10 AM TaijiFit- FLOW at the FOUNTAIN IN THE CENTER OF THE PARK we begin our flow at 10:15 AM. TH 9 AM Yang Style 24 Form / 32 Sword Form. (Participants should be familiar with the FULL FORM and be able to run the form in a group w/minimal cues. Time for Q&A is provided. ) Social distancing & health protocols should be followed for your continued safety. Meetups are donation based. Suggested donation of $5. Mark your calendar – NO Classes / Meetups 1 WEEK BREAK- SA 07/04 – SU 07/12 3 WEEK BREAK- SA 08/01- SU 08/23 You can always reach me @ 408-204-1229 (text only) or dnader01@mac.com Please reach out if you wish to join our Meetup …

Fry Family YMCA-Naperville, IL

UPDATE- 06/06/2020- ALL GroupEx classes at the Fry Family Y canceled and the center remains closed for group fitness classes. As new information is released, I will post it here. You are dearly missed Fry Y Family! With the evolving circumstances more changes will be coming – your patience & understanding is greatly appreciated. Please review the action plan for details on how to participate online. You are invited to reach out if help is needed to transition to the online format. Our current online schedule runs through 06/12/2020. Mark your calendar – NO Classes 1 WEEK BREAK SA 07/04 – SU 07/12 3 WEEK BREAK- SA 08/01- SU 08/23. 1 Week Break- SA 11/21-SU 11/29 2 Week Break- TH 12/24 -SU 1/10 Not sure if your class will be held? You can always reach me @ 408-204-1229 (text only) or dnader01@mac.com. Please let me know who you are. Weekly Schedule- TaijiFit-Flow w/ Dawn Nader @ Fry Family YMCA- Naperville, IL (95thSt. & Book Rd. ) Studio 1 M 10:25AM TaijiFit-Flow W 7:30PM TaijiFit-Flow F …

Joliet Junior College-

UPDATE- 06/06/2020 I have received notification from Brenda Large-Lifelong Learning Coordinator for Joliet Junior College System.At this time the Joliet Junior College-Main & North Campuses are closed with online learning available. TaijiFit™ Flow classes are on hold and will not be offered online through JJC for Summer 2020. 2020- Life Long Learning Catalog TaijiFit™ Flow (LLC 5629) Instructor-Dawn Nader Offered in 4 week sessions! Register for multiple 4 week sessions. Register online www://JJC.edu/LLCRegister by phone (815) 280-1555For Veteran enrollment information contact Brenda Large (815)280-1504 or blarge@jjc.edu *JJC will keep registration open until a section fills to capacity. 1 week before the start date JJC will confirm or cancel due to low enrollment. *Due to cost recovery guidelines set by JJC a minimum of 5 paying participants in a section will be needed to keep the section from being cancelled. Rest assured, if you have registered for a section that does not meet the cost recovery guidelines you will be contacted by JJC and given options for a alternate sections or receive a refund. Once 5 paying participants have …

VA CCN Tai Chi 4 Vets

5 Things To Know-NEW VA CCN Tai Chi 4 Vets VA CCN Tai Chi for Veterans is a new Federal program in the Veterans Administration Community Care Network for Complimentary/Integrative Services. The VA CCN Tai Chi for Veterans Program is offered outside of a VA Hospital, VA Clinic or any VA Federal Facility. It brings Tai Chi directly into our local communities and makes Tai Chi more accessible to Veterans. 1. VA Goal- In an effort to decrease drug dependency, VA is actively exploring alternative forms of therapy to help Veterans ease pain and trauma. Tai Chi, a moving meditation, focuses on breathing and mindfulness techniques paired with light physical motions. In addition to improved physical health, Tai Chi may prove beneficial in the management of opioid dependence & reducing the symptoms of mental health conditions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). – VA Vantage Point-Alternative therapy: Veterans find relief through tai chi- May 22, 2018 2. The Mission Act- New legislation that expands benefits under the VA Complimentary / Integrative Health Services to include Tai …

TH 6AM Online FREE TaijiFit F.L.O.W.-To-Go

Play live online from the comfort of your home. A portal is available on the studiotaijifit.com home page. You need a free Zoom account – visit Zoom.us to set up your free account. Once your account is set up visit us at studiotaijifit.com and click on the big green button in the middle of our home page! The button is a portal that drops you into the TaijiFit International Zoom Room! You can also play along w/me live via Facebook Livestream on our TaijiFit International Community Connections Page-every flow will be live-streamed and available for replay. I will share the replay on my FB page: Elevate Tai Chi formerly known as (Dawn Nader Certified TaijiFit Instructor). I invite you to pay it forward by visiting my page- follow me by giving our page a like. Feel free to write a review to help introduce me to our new friends that are wondering who I am.