Martial Arts Classes

Martial arts have been some of Winnetka Community House’s most popular programs for over 20 years. They include Karate, Taekwondo, Hapkido and Tai Chi classes.

We feature classes for all ages and skill levels.

  • Next Program Starts: 11/08/18
  • Instructor: Cheryl Kotsias
  • Ages: 18 - +

Cheryl Kotsias has been involved in physical fitness since the 1970's. She has studied the art at several schools in the Chicagoland area including the Chinese Cultural Center in Evanston. Kotsias is a Certified Level II Tai instructor, certified by the American Tai Chi and QiGong Association. She also brings with her the teachings of several masters of Tai Chi and looks forward to helping you achieve better health through Tai Chi.Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai Chi helps reduce stress and anxiety as well as increasing flexibility and balance. Through Cheryl's unique holistic teachings, of many different styles including QiGong & Yang, you will learn this noncompetitive exercise's postures.