Park Alert

Ferry service to Georges Island will be cancelled Friday, July 12 returning on Saturday, July 13. Service to Spectacle and Peddocks islands continues to operate on the regular summer season schedule.

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Activities, ranger tours, and most programs are included with your ferry ticket.

HarborFit: Tai Chi at Castle Island

Start your Saturday morning at Castle Island with a free Tai Chi class overlooking Boston Harbor!

Tai Chi is meditation in motion. The slow moves help you coordinate your upper & lower body, and are great for balance, stress release, and reducing joint pain. Follow along as your instructor leads you in Yang Style Tai Chi. While this class is free, registration is required. Register now to start your weekends off right! Participants should bring a water bottle and sunscreen.

This is a recurring class:

  • Weekly on Saturdays
    July 13th thru August 24th
    10:30-11:30am

About the Program: Tai Chi at Castle Island is part of Boston Harbor Now’s HarborFit program, providing free wellness classes around Boston’s waterfront, including yoga, tai chi, dance, and more!

About the Instructor: Huan Zhang is a 6th-generation practitioner with 40+ years of Chinese martial arts experiences. He has studied a variety of martial arts with many top masters and lineage holders from China, including his father, Grandmaster Zhang Lu Ping, Grandmaster Li Tai Liang, Great Grandmaster Cai Hong Xiang, Grandmaster Xu Hong Ju, Grandmaster Xie Bin Can and many others. He is specialized on Chen and Yang Style Tai Chi, Tong Bei Quan, Ba Gua Zhang, Xing Yi and Chin Woo Kung Fu. Huan has appeared on WCVB & NECN and has published many martial arts articles in major magazines in both China and United States. He is the Chief Exercise designer for a NIH granted Joint Pain Study for elderly at University of Massachusetts, Boston, as well as the formal Chief Instructor for MIT’s Tai Chi and Kung Fu club. Huan is also the director of the Culture Promotion Committee for the The World Fighting Martial Arts Federation (WFMAF) to help promote Martial Arts worldwide.

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