Classes and Courses

Introduction courses at the Community Hall, Broomhall Green.

Our 4-week starter sessions will enable to try Tai Chi & Qi Gong to see if they are for you. By the end of that time, we hope you will have a good idea what the practice entails and whether you are ready to join the programme for regular sessions.

Take £10 of your first booking with code START10


Qi Gong for Wellbeing

Starter Course

Qi Gong, pronounced “chi gong,” was developed in China thousands of years ago as part of traditional Chinese medicine. It involves using exercises to optimize energy within the body, mind, and spirit, with the goal of improving and maintaining health and well-being. Qi Gong has both psychological and physical components and involves the regulation of the mind, breath, and body’s movement and posture.

In Qi Gong for Wellbeing breath is slow, long, and deep. Movements are typically gentle and smooth, aimed for relaxation.

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Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Relaxation

Starter Course

Tai Chi is often referred to as ‘meditation in motion’. It originated in ancient China as a martial art, but has evolved into a mindful movement practice which relaxes the muscles and quiets the mind.

Qi Gong is an ancient practice that can benefit the mind, body, and spirit. It derives from Traditional Chinese Medicine and aims to restore balance by combining deep breathing with a series of ‘energy exercises’ which help to strengthen the body, boost immunity and calm the mind.

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Introduction to Tai Chi & Qi Gong

Tai Chi originated in ancient China as a martial art. It has evolved into a mindful movement practice which helps to strengthen the body and improve balance.

Qi Gong is an ancient practice that can benefit the mind, body, and spirit. It derives from Traditional Chinese Medicine and aims to restore balance by combining deep breathing with a series of ‘energy exercises’ which help to strengthen the body, boost immunity and calm the mind.

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Tai Chi & Qi Gong for Wellbeing

Starter Course

Tai Chi is often described as meditation in motion. This is because it promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. The movements are accompanied by deep, slow breathing. Each posture flows into the next and the body is constantly moving. The slow, flowing movement and body awareness brings focus. It also helps to combat tension.

Qi Gong is an internal practice which underlies the execution of Tai Chi, that is to say the mind leads the body. It is slow, soft, steady, stable, and silent, which has a calming effect on tension and anxiety.

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Slow Down with Tai Chi & Qi Gong

Starter Course

Tai Chi is often described as meditation in motion. This is because it promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. The movements are accompanied by deep, slow breathing. Each posture flows into the next and the body is constantly moving. The slow, flowing movement and body awareness brings focus. It also helps to combat tension.

Qi Gong is an internal practice which underlies the execution of Tai Chi, that is to say the mind leads the body. It is slow, soft, steady, stable, and silent, which has a calming effect on tension and anxiety.

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Sun Style Tai Chi

Starter Course

Sun Style Tai Chi is characterized by agile footwork and is sometimes known as ‘lively stepping’ Tai Chi. Emphasis on the circulation of qi and health benefits make it a very popular style . The unique footwork promotes agility, strength and balance. Sun Style is gentle, smooth, and soft, movements are fluid. It focuses on using mind (yi) to lead the qi (energy) and use qi to move the body. Movements are led by intent rather than physical force.

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Yang Style Tai Chi

Starter Course

Yang Style has become the most popular of the tai chi styles practiced today. The appeal of the form is the large sweeping, graceful and slow movements. Yang style allows people of all ages and fitness levels to start easily and continue to practice it safely to improve their health.

The Yang short forms can be easy to memorize, but it can always be refined and practiced with a deeper feeling. Over time, the practitioner is encouraged to focus more intensely on the internal aspects of tai chi.

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Free Taster Sessions

These are virtual sessions which have been pre-recorded The video will become available at the start time of the session. It will not remain available after the end time of the session.

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