Class Timetable


Introduction to Tai Chi & Qigong

A taster class for complete beginners, introducing Tai Chi & Qigong practice in an accessible, step by step way.

Sunday 4th November – 10:30am to 12:30pm   

Arlington Baths, Reading Room, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT

£20 (£15 low income)


Beginners Courses – October to December 2018

This is an introductory course for complete beginners. Students will learn an authentic and systematic Tai Chi & Qigong syllabus, giving a foundation to attend regular classes and develop their own practice. Many students have repeated this course to consolidate the practice before moving on to intermediate classes.

Saturdays from 27th October 2018 – 10:30am to 11:30am (6 Week Course)

Arlington Baths, Reading Room, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT

Class Dates – 27/10, 3/11, 17/11, 24/11*, 1/12, 15/12 (*held at In The Moment Centre)

£60 (£50 low income)


Wednesdays from 21st November 2018 – 7pm to 8pm (4 Week Course)

Arlington Baths, Reading Room, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT

Thursdays from 22nd November 2018 – 10:30am to 11:30am (4 Week Course)

Arlington Baths, Reading Room, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT

Thursdays from 22nd November 2018 – 6pm to 7pm  (4 Week Course)

In The Moment Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7DS (2nd Floor Studio)

£40 (£35 low income)


Beginner to Intermediate Classes 

These classes allow students to progress further over a series of 6 week terms  – each term we focus on a different theme – including Loosening Exercises, Tai Chi Form, Qigong, Partnerwork and on integrating the practices.

Saturdays from 27th October 2018 – 12noon to 1pm (6 Weeks)

Arlington Baths, Reading Room, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT

Class Dates – 27/10, 3/11, 17/11, 24/11*, 1/12, 15/12 (*held at In The Moment Centre)

£60 / £50 (low income)

Thursdays from 22nd November 2018 – 7.15pm to 8.15pm (4 Weeks)

In The Moment Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7DS (2nd Floor Studio)

£40  (£35 low income)*


Supervised Practice & Partnerwork Class

These shorter, informal classes follow on from the Intermediate Class and allow a space for supervised open practice. They include additional partnerwork practice and provide an opportunity for 1-to-1 assistance, group discussion and clarification on any aspect of the syllabus.

The Tai Chi partnerwork syllabus includes exercises on grounding, issuing, yielding, connected movement and co-operative two person forms. Beginners partner practice is taught as a co-operative, non-competitive exercise used to study the principles of T’ai chi ch’uan.

Saturdays from 27th October 2018 – 1pm to 1:45pm

Arlington Baths, Reading Room, 61 Arlington Street, Glasgow, G3 6DT

Thursdays from 22nd November 2018 – 8:15pm to 9pm

In The Moment Centre, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow G3 7DS (2nd Floor Studio)

£40  (£30 low income)*

* these combined blocks allow attendance at unlimited classes in 6 week period


Bookings and Payment:

Advance booking is preferred, as spaces are limited – payment can be made by cheque, cash or BACS (bank transfer).  For further information, contact Alan via e-mail –  alan.skirving@gmail.com

Cancellations 

Cancellations made up to 48 hours before the start of the course will receive a full refund, and thereafter 50% refund.

Flexible Attendance:

Students can attend classes on different days if unable to make the same class each week – missed classes can be made up anytime within the 6 week block (though cannot be carried over into a new block).

Attending Extra Classes:

Students who have paid for the 6 week intermediate and supervised practice class, can attend unlimited classes within the 6 week block. Others may attend additional classes within a 6 week block on a drop in basis for half price (£5 /4 per class).

What to bring to class:

Tai Chi & Qigong can be practised in any comfortable clothing that you can move freely in, with or without shoes – flat soled shoes are generally better, as they help you feel the connection with the ground. Please bring suitable indoor footwear if intending to practice with shoes on. You may also like to bring some water to drink during breaks.