KNOXVILLE – Monday, Sep. 5, the first Taiji class took place on JUTN campus.

Ms. Li Aiye, a Chinese language teacher at Seymour Primary School, and Ms. Duan Hua,  co-teach the class.

Taiji, also Tai Chi, is an ancient Chinese martial art that promotes health-giving and spiritual benefits. Taiji can improve your strength, flexibility, body awareness, and mental concentration. image-9-6-16-at-4-53-pm

Hua and Aiye began the class in hopes of enriching the campus life and fostering healthy lifestyles.

They meet every Monday and Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Philip-Welshimers building 253. The class runs from Sep. 5 – Dec. 18.

The Taiji class is free, but has a limit of 10 participants. There are 2-3 spots still available.

For more information, you can email Duan Hua at


Posted by Ariel Porter

Ariel is a Senior at Johnson University, studying Media Communications. She is the current Video Editor for the Royal Scribe Staff.

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