What is the course about?
You will continue learning the sequence of movements of the Yang Tai Chi form third section, warm-up exercises
and Chi Kung that together will continue to positively deepen your relationship with and understanding of your own body and create a more peaceful state of mind.
What will we cover?
The course will cover the movement sequence of the second section of the Yang-style Tai Chi form, additional warms up and Chi Kung exercises will be introduced.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Perform movements of the T'ai Chi Yang style form third section at an improved level.
- Demonstrate improved co-ordination, balance and flow of movement.
- Perform warm-up exercises and some Chi Kung movements
- Experience a more relaxed state of mind and body
- Apply T'ai Chi principles and practice to daily life.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for people who've completed Stage 2.
You will need to be able to follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements
and use spatial awareness within a group.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught through demonstration of specific movements and through active participation within a class setting. The course tutor will give instruction during the class to enhance and develop your practice. Handouts will also be given out in some of the classes.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
You should wear loose comfortable clothing. Certain books and video/DVD will be recommended.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Continue next term and/or enrol on City Lit's 'Chi Kung' course.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details