Introduction to Tai Chi and Health Qigong Level 1 with Jan Jackson

Ref: C2346449

These forms of exercises combine body movements and mental stimulation. The gentle movements energise the body without putting undue strain on joints and muscles. Practiced regularly these exercises will help relieve stress and tension, help with body balance and increase a general sense of well being.

Course aim

To aid relaxation and balance and improve general health with practicing Tai Chi and Health Qigong. Through regular practice, progressing towards achieving many health benefits, including better posture and better stability in health and body.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Practise basic postures of mindfulness of Health Qigong.
  • Describe and and demonstrate the basic principle movements of Yang style Tai Chi.
  • Show how to transfer weight correctly to help align the body and movement.
  • Incorporate breathing correctly with the movements to achieve better health benefits.
  • State how Health Qigong is used in the origin of Chinese medicine.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You need to wear loose comfortable unrestricted clothing. Please wear soft flexible shoes, not just socks. You may wish to bring a drink.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Introduction to Tai Chi and Health Qigong Level 1 with Jan Jackson

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • 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 2021
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  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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