Classes & Programs

Better health begins with you—and it starts right here. We have classes for all ages and skill levels

Current Classes

Tai Chi: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Level

Tai chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, is practiced to achieve therapeutic benefits such as reduced pain and to promote balance and overall strength. More

$112 for an eight-week series; $16 drop-in
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
August 06 - September 24 Thursdays: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD Call to register
August 12 - September 30 Wednesdays: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD Call to register
October 01 - November 19 Thursdays: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
October 07 - December 02 Wednesdays: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
December 03 - February 04 Thursdays: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
December 09 - February 03 Wednesdays: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
February 10 - March 30 Wednesdays: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD

Qigong: Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced Level

Reduce stress, build stamina and balance and increase vitality. More

$112 for an eight-week series; $16 drop-in
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
August 12 - September 30 Wednesdays: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD Call to register
October 07 - December 02 Wednesdays: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
December 09 - February 10 Wednesdays: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
February 17 - April 06 Wednesdays: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD

Tong Ren Therapy

Tong Ren is based on a belief that disease is related to interruptions, or blockages, in the body’s natural flow of chi, neural bioelectricity, blood, or hormones, and seeks to remove these blockages, restoring the body’s natural ability to heal itself, even when illnesses are chronic, debilitating, or otherwise untreatable.  More

$112 for 8-week session; $16 drop-in
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
August 06 - September 24 Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD Call to register
October 01 - November 19 Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD
December 03 - February 04 Thursdays: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD

Gentle Yoga

This class is for the new student of yoga, and for those with a tight body, stiffness, injury or recovering from illness or surgery. More

$90 for six-week session
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
July 17 - August 21 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA Call to register
September 11 - October 16 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
September 14 - October 16 Fridays: 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA Sorry, class is full
October 23 - December 04 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
October 23 - December 04 Thursdays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
December 11 - January 29 Fridays: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Ming Wu, PhD

Yoga for Beginners

This class is for the new student of yoga, beginners, or those who have taken yoga in the past. More

$90 for 6-week session; $17 drop-in for Saturday class. (No drop-ins for Friday class.)
Dates Times/Locations Instructors  
July 25 - August 29 Saturdays: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Kim Genest, Certified Yoga Teacher Call to register
September 11 - October 16 Fridays: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
September 12 - October 17 Saturdays: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Kim Genest, Certified Yoga Teacher
October 23 - December 04 Fridays: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
October 31 - December 12 Saturdays: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Kim Genest, Certified Yoga Teacher
December 11 - January 29 Fridays: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Laraine Lippincott, CYT, MEd, MFA
January 09 - February 27 Saturdays: 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Emerson Health & Wellness Center
Kim Genest, Certified Yoga Teacher