January 14 (Monday) 6:00 pm - March 25 (Monday) 7:00 pm
Parkside Community College
Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1EH
length of course
Brief Description: This course will work with a range of simple exercises associated with the art of Chi Kung, without the need to learn a complicated sequence of movements. These exercises
This course will work with a range of simple exercises associated with the art of Chi Kung, without the need to learn a complicated sequence of movements. These exercises integrate breathing, posture and meditation into flowing practices that help to promote good physical and mental health and stress release. Students are encouraged to work at their own pace in a calm and non-competitive environment. All of the exercises are performed standing. Individual adaptations according to needs and abilities are possible.
The exercises are drawn from a variety of traditional sources including T’ai Chi Chuan itself.
This course is appropriate for Beginners or those with more experience. New people are welcome at any time.
Further information that may help you before attending is available in the document ‘Enjoying your first Class’ available for download via www.cambridgetaichi.co.uk
There is a health questionnaire to complete before the first lesson. This will be sent out with confirmation of your booking.
Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?
No previous experience or knowledge is required.
By the end of the 10 week course participants will have the opportunity to:
• Develop an understanding of key principles
• Become familiar with the basic exercise set
• Begin a home practice for stress relief and wellbeing
• Improve posture and breathing
• Deepen your understanding of physical, energetic and meditational aspects of the art (returning learners)
Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment:
For the first session you will need to bring:
Loose clothing and soft shoes. Further information that may help you before attending is available in the document ‘Enjoying your first Class’ available for download via www.cambridgetaichi.co.uk
Your health questionnaire – you can also return this by email.
On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?
There are many avenues to explore from this course.
The Adult Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.
Mike TabrettI have over 30 years’ experience in these arts. I am an honorary vice-president of the T’ai Chi Union for Great Britain, have experience of training both T'ai Chi teachers and health care professionals and am a qualified Chinese Massage and Acupressure practitioner. I work extensively with local and national health care institutions. I also train in other martial arts. I teach Yang and Chen style T’ai Chi Chuan in all aspects and a variety of Chi Kung.