Tai Chi and Health Qigong for beginners

Ref: C2346624

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

Course aim

To aid relaxation, 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
  • No experience necessary.

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

  • Recognise the basic postures of Health Qigong.
  • Describe and demonstrate the basic principle movements of yang style TaI Chi.
  • Demonstrate how to transfer the body weight correctly to help align the body and body movement.
  • Incorporate breathing correctly with the movements to achieve better health.
  • 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?

This is an online exercise class, you will need enough room to swing your arms unrestricted. There will be a question and answer period before and after the class. There will also be a communication chat box. Please wear loose unrestricted clothing.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Tai Chi and Health Qigong for beginners

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
  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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