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Tai Chi at Beatley Library

Balance Your Mind and Body

2024-05-23 17:30:00 2024-05-23 18:30:00 America/New_York Tai Chi at Beatley Library Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Free and open to the public. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Thursday, May 23
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-23 17:30:00 2024-05-23 18:30:00 America/New_York Tai Chi at Beatley Library Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Free and open to the public. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Free and open to the public.

Tai Chi movements can be practiced by people of all ages and, as the form involves balanced walking, it results in a relaxed aerobic exercise for major muscle groups and the circulatory system.

The practice of Tai Chi also benefits the mind, and learning the form, with keen awareness of body movements and balance, leads to an increase in mental sharpness.

Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.  Class is held outside in the Reading Garden, or in the Periodicals area or Large Meeting Room in case of inclement weather.

Questions? Comments? Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Quest | Health & Nutrition |

TAGS: | taichi | fitness | exercise |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: The library has a large parking lot with 175 spaces.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue Lines 3.2 miles); Van Dorn Station (Blue Line 2.1 miles)
  • Metrobus: 29K/N, 21C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 32

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Meet your old friends and make new friends at an unstructured, outdoor playtime in the library's Reading Garden! Toys will be supplied. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Join us for a play hour to build, create, and explore! Ages 6-12. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:15am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Baby storytime, plus opportunities to build relationships with other caretakers of young children! For ages 0-12 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jun 26, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for your active, growing little ones! Ages 1-2.

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Learn about backyard raptors (and see some in real life) with wildlife rehabilitators Secret Garden Birds and Bees. (All ages)

Canceled
Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Read about kids meeting their college goals while receiving practical advice from the Alexandria Scholarship Fund to help you reach your own. Grades 6-12.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Canceled
Thu, Jun 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Read the powerful stories of black icons you didn't hear about in school with the brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated. Ages 13-18.

Thu, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Free and open to the public.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Learn programming basics with books and games, plus computers. We'll take on this adventure with the support of a professional computer programmer. No prior coding knowledge necessary. Ages 8-12.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join Uncle Devin for an interactive musical experience that uses percussion instruments to cultivate children’s minds. (All ages)

Sat, Jun 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Enjoy music, dance, drums, and stories highlighting West African culture! (All ages)

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Check out the Library’s selection of tabletop games. (Ages 5-18)

Mon, Jul 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Meet your old friends and make new friends at an unstructured, outdoor playtime in the library's Reading Garden! Toys will be supplied. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tue, Jul 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Large Meeting Room
an after-school maker program for ages 6-12

Wed, Jul 03, 10:15am - 11:00am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Baby storytime, plus opportunities to build relationships with other caretakers of young children! For ages 0-12 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Jul 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for your active, growing little ones! Ages 1-2.

Wed, Jul 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Periodicals Room
Read the powerful stories of black icons you didn't hear about in school with the brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated. Ages 13-18.