What is the course about?
This course will teach you some slow meditative walks, linked to the Five Elements in Chinese Philosophy. You will learn the basic theory of The Five Elements. Walking chi kung helps to focus the mind; builds confidence and stability in movement.
What will we cover?
You will learn the basic stance in Chi Kung, along with some warm up exercises before moving into slow meditative walking. A walk for each Element, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood and Fire, will be taught. The day will end with a sitting meditation.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Practise the basic chi kung stance
• Perform some warm up exercises
• Demonstrate 5 walks related to the Five Elements
• Practise sitting meditation.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Some experience recommended although the course is suitable for all levels. No specific skills are required.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The tutor will demonstrate all moves; the group will work along with the tutor.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
It is advisable to wear loose comfortable clothing and soft flat shoes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You can enrol in the course Chi Kung for all Levels.