Tai Ji Quan
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Joshua Grant, Instructor
Martial Arts have always been a way of life for Joshua Grant. As a young child in Los Angeles, he trained at his father's Judo studio. (Lee Grant had a Judo school in the late 50's and early 60's. He later studied a southern style kung-fu. After receiving his undergraduate degree from UCLA, Joshua moved to Boston. He attended Middlebury College’s Intensive Chinese Language Program. At that time, he decided to go to mainland China to further his study of martial arts. Joshua spent a total of 3 years in China traveling and learning under the best Wu Shu coaches and champions in the world. His list of awards and accomplishments include 2x U.S. Champion in Wu Shu Tai Chi, Gold Medalist in Wu Shu Tai Chi at the U.S. National Chinese Martial Arts Competition, member of the first U.S. National Tai Chi Team and Pan Am US National Wu Shu Team and competed as a member of the U.S. National Wu Shu Team at the World Wu Shu Championships in Malaysia.
In this class, Joshua will be teaching a warm-up routine which will involve a unique series of longevity focused joint rotations and breathing exercises. Tai Chi fundamentals, movement and theory will be introduced.