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Tai Chi Made Simple

About the Classes

 CLASS TIMES AND LOCATIONS
  • Tuesdays 12 midday- 12.45pm CANBERRA,Telopea Park, Kingston

  • Wednesdays 6pm-6.45pm (TBC) BUNGENDORE, St.Mary's precinct, Turallo Tce.

  • Thursdays 9.30am-10.15am CANBERRA, 44 Clianthus St, O'Connor.

  • Fridays 9.30am-10.15am BUNGENDORE, St.Mary's Precinct, Turallo Tce, Bungendore.

  • Fridays 12 midday-12.45am QUEANBEYAN, Queanbyean Park/ Girl Guide Hall, Erin Street.

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CLASS STRUCTURE:

Classes are 45 minutes with 5 parts:

  • Joint warm-ups

  • Slow tai chi

  • Tai chi body

  • Static stretching, and;

  • Qi gong standing practice to finish.

The content of each class will vary each week to suit each class.

LEARNING

Each part is demonstrated first and then repeated to music before moving on to the next part. This means you will be learning each part first, then doing. You are not expected to remember all the movement at each class.

FOUNDATION TAI CHI MOVEMENTS

You will learn the basic tai chi standing position and other key elements of tai chi movement, breathing and focus.

MUSIC

All classes are to music, which assists with the timing and flow of the movement. The music is designed not to distract from the concentration of practicing tai chi, stretching and Qi gong standing practice.

UPRIGHT

All positions are done standing; there are no floor/ mat exercises.

SEATING

can be provided to anyone needing to either hold on for balance or to sit down at any time during the class.

WEATHER

If the weather is unsuitable for outdoors,  classes will be located INDOORS. Participants will be contacted by SMS text before each class to confirm arrangements.

WHAT TO WEAR

Dress suitably for the outdoors - you may want a few layers to put on or take off, depending on your preference. Flat comfortable shoes suitable for outdoors. You may also want a hat of some kind, and bring some water.

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