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El Centro Partners with Klyde Warren Park to Offer Enrichment Classes

Posted: February 17, 2017, 2:46 pm

(February 16, 2017) Dallas, TX – El Centro College is partnering up with one of Dallas’ most popular urban parks—Klyde Warren—to provide two special classes this spring. Sketching in the Park and Tai Chi classes with be held in various locations within the park.

SKETCHING IN THE PARK with Danielle Kimzey

Saturday, March 25, April 1, April 15, April 29, from 1 – 3 p.m.
The Dallas Morning News Reading & Games Room

El Centro College art instructors lead participants through the park to sketch urban scenes of downtown Dallas. Participants should bring a sketchbook and their choice of media. Class is free and open to all ages.

TAI CHI IN THE PARK with Micheal Braitsch

Every Saturday from 8 – 9 a.m., *Weather Permitting
Muse Family Performance Pavilion

Tai Chi (Tai Chi Chuan, or Tai Ji) is an internal Chinese martial art. It is known throughout the world for its slow, meditative forms and healthful benefits. Medical research has found evidence that tai chi improves balance and general mental health. The slow, rhythmic motions stretch the muscles and joints, stimulate balance, coordination, mental focus, and promote overall health and well-being. Although Tai Chi in America is mainly studied for the health benefits, at advanced levels it is an effective form of self-defense focusing on neutralizing or redirecting the force of an opponent. This class provides an introduction to the practice of Tai Chi for physical and personal development. It is a small sample of the many Continuing Education and Credit Hour programs available to the community at El Centro College. Class is free and open to all ages.

For more information visit http://www.klydewarrenpark.org