Intro to tai chi planned

MARQUETTE — An introductory workshop to the mind/body practice of Tai Chi Chuan will take place Saturday at the Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave.

This gentle exercise focuses on balance, mental focus, stress reduction and flexibility. No prior experience is necessary. Nancy Sullivan and Jon Magnuson will present, as part of the workshop format, a component on “Inner Tai Chi Dynamics” focusing on how to apply the lessons of the body to emotional and psychological life.

The workshop will run from 9:30 a.m.-noon and includes a light brunch. The cost for the workshop is $27 and is sponsored by

The Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides services and initiates projects in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment.

For more information or to register, call 906-228-5494.