Tai Chi & Qigong in Glasgow & Online


An experiential, embodied & principle-based approach to Tai Chi & Qigong.

My aim is to offer an evolving & pragmatic practice, exploring an eclectic fusion of complementary elements.


Online Classes – September 2020

Introduction to Tai Chi & Qigong – Online Taster Workshop

An introductory taster class, suitable for complete beginners. This will give an experience and overview of my weekly online classes, and my approach to Tai Chi & Qigong.

Sunday 27th September – 10:30am to 12noon

£15 / £10 low income

Booking and payment info – alan.skirving@gmail.com


Weekly Online Classes

Weekly online classes suitable for complete beginners and regular students.

In these classes, we work gradually and systematically through an evolving Tai Chi & Qigong syllabus that has been developing over the past 6 years of teaching.

The online format allows time to explore each facet of the practice in detail. Access to weekly class recordings allows for supported practice outwith the classes.

The timetable for the September block:

Thursdays – 10:30am to 12noon

Thursdays – 6:30pm to 8pm

Saturdays – 10:00am to 11:30am

Classes run on a monthly block basis and cost £40 / £30 low income.

There is flexibility to attend any class, and students have access to recordings of each session for the following week to watch again or download.

Bookings and enquiries –  alan.skirving@gmail.com


About Tai Chi & Qigong

Tai Chi (Taijiquan) is a mind-body practice originating from Chinese martial arts, which is widely practised for health and well-being. 

Qigong (Chi Kung) refers to a wider range of practices – including standing postures, movement & breathing exercises and meditation – with the goal of cultivating and balancing life energy (Qi). 

Benefits – Regular practice of Tai Chi & Qigong promotes wellbeing, relaxation, body awareness, balance, mobility, co-ordination, strength and stamina. These practices are increasingly recommended by health professionals – research suggests Tai Chi & Qigong can improve a variety of health conditions.


Enquiries and Bookings:

For bookings and further information contact Alan –  alan.skirving@gmail.com


Alan Skirving practising Tai Chi at Loch Voil

“Be still as a mountain, move like a great river.” Wu Yu-hsiang