The Wichita YMCA is offering free master Tai Chi classes to the public Wednesday and Thursday.
Tai Chi Master David Leung will be teaching the classes, which focus on flexibility, muscle strength, posture, balance, lung and heart activity and stress reduction.
Leung, who was trained by Wing Chun Grandmaster Yip Man — also the trainer of martial arts actor Bruce Lee — has been practicing Tai Chi for nearly 50 years.
The classes are scheduled as follows:
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* South Branch YMCA, 3405 S. Meridian Ave.: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday
* Northwest Branch YMCA, 13838 W. 21st St.: 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday
* East Branch YMCA, 9333 E. Douglas: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 11 a.m. to noon Thursday
* West Branch YMCA, 6940 Newell: 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday
The classes, taught by Leung, are free and do not require a membership. The YMCA also offers Tai Chi for Health classes regularly, which are included in memberships.
For more information or a schedule of classes, visit www.ymcawichita.org.