Alan Skirving is a Body Mind & Movement practitioner based in Glasgow, Scotland. He has trained for over 25 years in Tai Chi & Internal Martial Arts, Qigong, Yoga, Meditation, Psychology & complementary practices. He teaches classes, courses, workshops and 121 sessions in Central Scotland and online. His syllabus includes traditional forms and exercises, while exploring & developing underlying qualities and deeper principles – it is an evolving expression of his understanding from over two decades of practice and draws on an eclectic & holistic range of sources.
Tai Chi & Qigong Foundation Course
12-Week Course – Next Course Starts January 2024
Partickhill, Glasgow West End & Online – 12 Week Course From January to April 2023
An in-depth 12-week Tai Chi & Qigong beginners course, which includes:
– Foundation Concepts & Exercises
– Qigong Practices & Sequences
– Tai Chi 37 Form – Simplified Yang Style Tai Chi
– Tai Chi Partner Practice
– Additional Workshops – Bagua Basics, Yoga & Meditation
The course is suitable for complete beginners or those with some experience looking for more depth and detail in their practice. It is taught at in an accessible, structured & progressive manner.
The course includes weekly in-person classes, recorded online classes, themed weekend workshops and detailed supplementary notes. Students will also have the option of a 121 session for individual feedback at the end of the course.
Free Taster Session – Saturday 6th January 2024 – 11:30am to 1pm
Course Start Date – Wednesday 10th January 2024 – 6pm to 7:30pm
Weekly Drop-In Classes
Langside, Glasgow Southside
Tai Chi & Qigong for Beginners
Thursdays, 2pm-3pm – Finn’s Place, Langside Church, 167 Ledard Road, Glasgow, G42 9QU.
£7 / £5 Drop-In
Scaravelli-Inspired Yoga & Meditation
Thursdays, 12:30pm to 1:30pm – Finn’s Place, Langside Church, 167 Ledard Road, Glasgow, G42 9QU.
£7 / £5 Drop-In (STARTS THURSDAY 11TH JANUARY 2024)
Partickhill, Glasgow West End
Weekend workshops are an opportunity to go deeper into different elements of practice – the workshop programme cycles through various themes, allowing dedicated time to explore and develop each aspect – beginners and experienced students welcome.
Partickhill Bowling & Community Club, 46 Partickhill Rd, Glasgow G11 5BY.
One-to-One & Small Group Sessions
Central Scotland & Online
121 sessions and small group sessions are tailored to the client’s interests & goals – these may involve a one-off session, a block of sessions, or a more in-depth, long term learning process – students can work at their own pace, with much more personal guidance than in group classes. Sessions may also explore therapeutic solutions for specific health or body-mind issues.
Online Course – 12 Week Foundation Course
Pre-Recorded Online Course
An 12-week pre-recorded introductory course for complete beginners or experienced students looking for more depth to their practice. The course consists of in-depth video lessons and detailed study notes.