Mt Cuba Center
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Mt. Cuba is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm.

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Classes offered year-round. Learn to garden in harmony with nature, take an art or wellness class, and more!

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Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

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Ecological Land Management

Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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May 2 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am


Introduction to T’ai Chi Chih®: Section A

Wellness program at Mt. Cuba Center

Enjoy the quiet mornings in the garden with this introductory-level, easy-to-learn set of 20 movements which offer a myriad of benefits including reductions in tension and chronic pain, plus improved balance. Based on the ancient Chinese principles of activation and circulation of energy (chi), T’ai Chi Chih® is an adaptive and enjoyable program that can easily be done by anyone, regardless of age or physical ability. Comfortable clothing is recommended.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Eight Thursdays: 5/2 through 6/27. No class on Thursday 5/9.

About the Instructor:
Jessica Lewis, CPT, CNC, is an Accredited T’ai Chi Chih® instructor, Master Personal Trainer, and Certified Nutritional Counselor. Sculpt Your Life®, her private practice, provides a unique blend of customized exercise routines, solid nutritional advice, and movement-based relaxation principles for a diverse population of clients.

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