Programs at Body Balance
Study the unsurpassed fighting techniques of the supreme martial art of Kung Fu under 65th Generation Tien Shan Pai Master Pat Hancock. Practice both northern and southern style Kung Fu along with Chin Na (grappling). Develop power, stamina, speed, flexibility, and coordination.
Develop ease, balance, strength and enjoy greater health and zest for life. Tai Chi's graceful forms incorporate deep breathing, relaxation and a full range of movement to release blocked energy and allow Chi to ﬂow naturally. Classes are taught by Master Pat Hancock and his team of instructors.
Patricia Hancock, RMP is certiﬁed in Swedish, Deep Tissue and The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy ®. Arvigo Therapy is very eﬀective for low-back pain and digestive disorders. This therapy is also known for addressing misalignment or congestion in the reproductive organs of both men and women.
Coming Soon! Bee Wild Botanicals wild handcrafted herbal balms, lotions, tinctures
Master Pat Hancock will be holding an Awakening Chi workshop at Common Market on from 6p - 7:30p
I started Tai Chi class December 2010 for weight bearing exercise. I have osteoporosis and I broke my hip (femur bone) July 2010. I had therapy twice a week for 6 weeks, but still had difficulty doing every day things: walking up and down steps, getting in and out of the car, needing to hold a chair to sit and stand, taking a shower, squats. Taking Tai Chi has made my body, knees, legs, arms stronger. Now it takes little effort. Tai Chi is teaching me to deal with stress, to relax. My attention is improving and taking direction.I was able to work in my flower beds this spring and thru summer. I have more flexibility, gradual gains in strength and balance.Thank you Pat and Patty. You guys are awesome.
I found great peace and enjoyment in the study of Tai Chi under Sifu Hancock, and was very pleased at the gradual gains in strength, flexibility and balance I felt... It has improved my ability to face stress in life, in my relationships, and even when I'm stuck in traffic.
"My sons started wrestling this year and are already winning against kids that have several more years of experience. It's clear that all of their Kung Fu training at Body Balance is a major factor contributing to their wrestling success."
I would absolutely recommend Tai Chi classes with Pat at Body Balance Healing Arts to anyone struggling with physical pain and/or to anyone who is looking for greater centeredness, inner connectedness, and increased mind body spirit harmony. One of the reasons I decided to begin taking Tai Chi classes was because of the pain I was experiencing in my knees, hips, legs, and lower back. Due to this pain, my mobility was limited and certainly my comfort level sitting, walking, standing, and even lying down were affected. When I arrived at Body Balance Healing Arts, I was greeted warmly by Pat while he listened to why I wanted to take Tai Chi. In just one session with Pat where he taught me Awakening Chi exercises, I noticed significant...