What is the course about?
Benefit from practising the gentle, graceful movements of this ancient oriental art. You will begin to learn the first movements of the short form of Yang Style T'ai Chi. T'ai Chi and Qi Gong are great for health and developing calmness and balance in body and mind.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Integral to the course are Qi Gong energy exercises. T'ai Chi and Qi Gong are disciplines which can be worked on and developed over a lifetime. Sometimes individual progression may be slow but you will always find it rewarding.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
By the end of this course you'll be able to:
• Perform at least part of the T'ai Chi Yang Style Short Form
• Continue to practice some of the sequence of the form for yourself
• Perform many of the Qi Gong exercises
• Achieve some calmness and balance in the body and mind.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Please make sure that you have a stable broadband connection and a few square metres of space without impediments to practice in. There are no entry requirements other than the basic ability to be able to walk reasonably well and climb a few stairs. You should wait a while before starting if you've had very recent surgery or an injury. The class is suitable for any age group. You're encouraged to learn at your own pace and energy level.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course will be delivered online.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Browse our Health and Wellbeing courses online at https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/health-wellbeing.