Tai Chi Progression

Ref: C2524469

This course supports learners to develop their use of Tai Chi Qigong. The theory is applied that correlates the emotional and mental well-being with the physical movements. Learners will improve their breathing and visualisation techniques.

Course aim

To encourage learners to develop their practice of Tai Chi Qigong to enhance their mental and physical well-being. Learners will improve on their posture, movement, breathing and visualisations

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a chosen Tai Chi Qigong movement
  • Name the five elements of a chosen category
  • Explain 3 aspects of a chosen element
  • Describe a use of 5 element theory in daily life

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Tai Chi Progression

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You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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