Susan Cady, Master of Music, Certified Tai Chi Instructor, Master Translator to Westerners of Tai Chi's Health Tradition & Table Top Tai Chi¬†
TAI CHI for HEALTH MISSION STATEMENT:
To share healing practices which unify our natural flow of energy in mind, body, and spirit - To encourage research, personal and published, and openness to integrative approaches to self-health awareness - through peaceful movements, cultivating inner joy for all ages and¬†stages of recovery.
Tai Chi practice enhances well-being and balance, mental and physical relaxation, while boosting energy and inner peace.
Susan often sings tai chi directions, just for fun.
She teaches Tai Chi for Health for patients in the Cleveland Clinic's Chronic Pain Rehab Department and Clinical Conferences for medical staffs in hospitals throughout Ohio. ¬†Susan's public classes (see schedule- Area Tai Chi Classes), include 3 free classes in inner-city Cleveland, offered through the Rose Centers for Aging Well, City of Cleveland, and the American Cancer Society. ¬†Three additional classes originated by the Cleveland Clinic's Healthwise Connection, continue in Highland Hts., Warrensville Hts., and Euclid. ¬†Other sponsors include McGregorPACE (clients only) and the Jewish Community Center "the J."
¬†Tai chi for chronic pain and stress reduction, has been widely shared with city-wide senior programs, CMHA sites, Metro Hospital's Senior Forum, Wade Park VA's Domiciliary, the State of Ohio Training Association, NAMI support groups, Ohio Women of the Outdoors, Marysville Women's Prison, and the Women's¬†Northeast Ohio Reintegration Center. ¬†
"The Skill to Chill" Tai Chi for Health ¬†is popular for worksite, church and library wellness programs, as well as stress reduction for elementary through high school students. ¬†Susan has taught outdoor sessions at the Berea Children's Home and Beaumont School, kids with sickle cell, middle schoolers at University School, and Collinwood High teens.
A research study of her protocol for Table Top Tai Chi was undertaken at The Gathering Place (15 years on staff) with recovering cancer patients to evaluate restored function and quality of life.¬†
Student fees range from FREE classes (3) to $4, $5, and $10. ¬†First visits are always FREE !
WHAT A SURPRISE !! A Cd That Doesn't Sound All The Same!!
Jazz, Broadway, Folk, Swing, Ballad, Rap, Rock, Latin,¬†Improv,¬†Whatever
"Here are songs and lyrics to enchant the soul,
and her voice is one of the Wonders of the World."
Duet with Gerry Dignan improvised live at the Jump Time Cabaret, East Coast Mystery School
¬†"These songs are food for the spirit. Open your heart to them and be transformed."
- James Twyman, Peace Troubador
Painting by Patti Kaufman
At Cleveland's historic Old Stone Church, members celebrate Lent with Soup & Salad and Tai Chi for Health.