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Tai Chi

Learn, Develop, and Enjoy the Benefits of Qi Gong

Movement that Impacts the Mind, Body, and Soul

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Program Description


Improve your Physical & Mental Health

The practice of Qi Gong can have a tremendous impact on your mental, physical and spirituality.


James Garofalo, LAc (Licensed Acupuncturist & Chinese Medicine expert) will be your guide through this process of developing a lifelong tool for psychological well-being.​

The Program Focuses on;

  • Consistently practicing getting into "Flow" for improving mental health & managing the stress, anxieties, and depressions that can make life so much more challenging

  • Deep diving into your mind and body connection, and increasing your physical and mental performance

  • Learning practices to slow your racing mind and reduce the negative effects of stress while better preparing your body to tackle every day life.

Next Program Start Date: TBD


The SkanStrength Difference

We are 100% family owned and operated. Every service we offer is personalized and in small groups. We take time to get to know everyone who trains with us, heals with us, and plays sports with us. We do not compare your abilities or fitness levels to other people. Everyone is different and everyone is unique in their own way. We pride ourselves on our ability to adapt, mold, and tailor our programs, services, instruction and guidance to the individual. Essentially, if you trust us to work with you, you become a part of our family and we treat you as such.

Meet James Garofalo, LAc

After 11 years serving in the US Air Force as a translator of Mandarin & Cantonese and 10 years as a high level CrossFit Coach James decided to attend Ithaca College to achieve an undergraduate degree in Exercise Science.

Following his undergrad, Jim combined his two backgrounds and earned a Master's in East Asian Medicine & Herbal remedies along with becoming a Licensed Acupuncturist. He is a guide for others and leads them down personal paths of pain management and relief, self-acceptance, and utilizing lifestyle factors to treat a plethora of ailments & concerns.

James will be your guide through the Meditation practice to help you achieve a consistent, regular practice to enhance your life through helping you enhance your internal well-being.

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