Introduction to the Chinese five elements: an Eastern approach to staying well

Course Dates: 07/11/20
Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Location: Online
Doe Warnes

This fascinating workshop is an introduction to the philosophy of Yin/Yang and the Chinese five elements. These concepts are fundamental within Chinese Medicine yet still provide a wisdom and insight that we can bring to our daily lives.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.


What is the course about?

Exploring balance and harmony through the Chinese five element system.
You will find out how this ancient system can help you view your health, your behaviour and your relationships in a different light.
Learn a daily routine of stretches linked to the five elements.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• Yin and yang
• Five element personality
• How to relate this system to daily life.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Understand the basis of Yin and Yang
• Discover the unique personality of each of the five elements
• Find out how to support each of the elements in your daily life
• Discover what your strengths are in terms of the five elements.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Beginners or anyone interested eg: bodyworkers, people who do Tai chi. Chi Kung etc.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Discussion, lecture, demonstration and group practise of 5 stretches.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs. You may want to bring along a pen and paper to take notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Any other wellbeing courses at City Lit.

Tutor Biographies
We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.

Book your place

Course Code: FKG42

Sat, day, 07 Nov - 07 Nov '20

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £39.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £39.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions?
or call 020 7492 2622

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