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A Chinese martial art practiced for both its defensive training and health benefits, tai chi has grown in popularity in recent years and is found all across the modern world. This “soft, non-violent martial art is complementary to “external” martial arts and is a great meditative practice as well. Why not try it out for free? As part of the Paris-Plages program, you can participate everyday and it’s open to all; no sign-up is necessary.
Where: Espace Guinguette, quai de la Seine
When: Everyday, 10:00-12:00, until August 21
Metro: Riquet, Laumière or Crimée
See the location on the map below. Continue reading “Tai Chi on Paris-Plages” »
For those Parisians and visitors who can’t escape to the seaside this July and August, the 10th annual Paris-Plages should come as welcome relief. Curl your toes in the sand, laze on a chaises longue with the latest thriller or bodice-ripper, relax under the shade of palm trees, build sandcastles, play beach volleyball — right on the banks of the Seine. Bertrand Delanoe, Paris’ mayor, first instigated Paris-Plages in 2002, and it proved a resounding success with an estimated 4 million visitors in 2007.
This year Paris-Plages will take place from July 21 to August 21 in three locations (see maps below): Continue reading “Paris-Plages 2011: July 21-August 21” »