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Students move their arms and bodies during class. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Martial arts master teaches Tai Chi to stressed Chico State

Matthew Ferreira // September 22, 2019

The stress and anxiety of adulting can take a serious toll on a person's mind and body.Grandmaster Azad, a Chico State instructor and owner of Azad's Martial Arts Center, helps students practice self care...

Participants focus and work their way through a tai chi exercise on Sunday as part of an event in City Plaza to honor the memory of late martial arts teacher Sifu Lenny Vavallette. Photo credit: James Groh

Crowd gathers downtown to honor late tai chi grandmaster

James Groh // February 27, 2015
Azad's Martial Arts Family Center hosted a tai chi session in City Plaza to pay tribute to late martial arts teacher Lenny Vavallette.
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Noontime Meditation led by David Philhour at SSC 426.

Staff member leads meditation, Qi Gong

Nicole Santos // September 10, 2013

Bare feet, black cushions and dim lighting are just a few elements that help individuals relax during Noontime Meditation and Qi Gong in the Student Services Building. David Philhour, manager of the...

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