Beginners

 


Beginners Classes – November 2021

Suitable for anyone completely new to Tai Chi & Qigong and those with some prior experience. The classes focus on fundamental posture, breathing and movement exercises and the first 8 movements of the 37 Tai Chi Form sequence, demonstrated here.


Weekly In-Person Beginners Classes


Next block starts Wednesday 3rd November 2021 – 11:30am to 1:00pm
Partickhill Bowling & Community Club
46 Partickhill Rd, Glasgow G11 5BY  

Suitable for complete beginners and returning students. 

£45 (£35 low income)


4-Week Complete Beginners Course (Online)


Next block starts Wednesday 3rd November 2021 – 7pm to 8:30pm

A 4-week introductory online course (on Zoom) suitable for complete beginners.

Students will have access to class recordings via Dropbox.
 
November Course Dates:
 
Wednesdays – 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
 
£45 (£35 low income)
 

        Students wishing to attend both the in-person and online beginners courses – £55 / £45 all inclusive.          


Monthly In-Person Workshops – Beginners & Regulars


 
A monthly in-person class for ongoing students, current beginners or those with prior experience – this is an opportunity for in-person learning, individual feedback and group practice – beginners and regulars are welcome to attend.
 
Next Workshop – Sunday 21st November 2021 – 10:30am to 12noon
 
Partickhill Bowling & Community Club
46 Partickhill Rd, Glasgow G11 5BY
 
Drop-In – £15 (£10 low Income / currrent students)
 
*January 2022 – Monthly in-person beginners workshops starting in Edinburgh – details to follow*
 

Monthly Qigong Class (Online)


A monthly online class, which explores a variety of simple qigong / neigong sets and exercises. Suitable for complete beginners and experienced students.
 
Next Class – Friday 12th November 2021 – 7pm to 8.30pm
 
Drop-In – £15 (£10 low income) / monthly students – attendance inclusive in monthly payment
 

Booking and Payment

To confirm your booking / payment and receive weekly Zoom links via email – contact alan.skirving@gmail.com

Online Payment Links (via Paypal, Debit or Credit Card):

Beginners Course – £45 / £35

Drop In Class – £15 / £10

Payment via BACS:

Contact – alan.skirving@gmail.com


About Tai Chi & Qigong


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

Qigong (Chi Kung) refers to a wider range of practices – which includes Tai Chi exercises, standing postures, movement & breathing exercises and meditation – with the aim of cultivating health and vitality.

Benefits – Regular practice of Tai Chi & Qigong promotes general wellbeing through relaxation, body awareness, balance, posture, mobility, co-ordination, strength and stamina. As a mind-body practice, Tai Chi & Qigong can be approached as a mindful movement or moving meditation practice. These practices are increasingly recommended by health professionals and supported by research indicating numerous health benefits.


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