Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Renxin Yang, a sociology professor at Northern Michigan University, will present “The Diverse Styles of Tai Chi Quan” from 3:10 to 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept.13, in Gries Hall room 167. The presentation is part of the psychology departmentÂ’s 2002-2003 Colloquia Series.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Yang joined the NMU faculty in 1996. She has practiced Tai Chi, a series of postures and exercises developed in China that is characterized by slow, relaxed, circular motions, for many years. Yang began teaching it at NMU in 1998.

The presentation will be on the origin and development of the diverse style of Tai Chi Quan, including the 24 form, Chen, and other different forms. The lecture will be followed by a demonstration of Yang Shi Tai Chi.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Any faculty, staff, students, and members of the public are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Psychology Department at 227-2935.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman