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Emil Rechester is the heart and soul of Tai Chi Hollywood, sharing his love for the Chinese style of movement and its many strength-building postures. A martial-arts practitioner since the age of 12, Emil is certified by the American Tai Chi and Qi Gong Association. During indoor and outdoor sessions, he guides students through the 37 movements of yang-style tai chi, including what are known as push hands and sensing hands. The low-impact movements help boost bodily awareness and can provide other health benefits such as stress reduction and better flexibility.