Susan Cady, Master of Music., Certified Tai Chi Instructor, Creative Translator of the ancient tradition and founder of Table Top Tai Chi protocol
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 4 free classes in inner-city Cleveland, 3 offered through the Rose Centers for Aging Well, as well as The Gathering Place. Three more classes originating with the Cleveland Clinic's Healthwise Connection, have continued in Highland Hts., Warrensville Hts., and Euclid. Other sponsors include the American Cancer Society, McGregorPACE, Cleveland's JFK Recreation Center, 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, and 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 is underway at The Gathering Place with cancer patients to evaluate restoring function and quality of life through Table Top Tai Chi, a protocol developed by Susan, staff PT's, and a student collaborator from Slippery Rock College.
Student fees range from FREE classes (5) 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.