This course exposes students to a traditional Chinese activity that provides students with a positive health and wellbeing experience.
Tai Chi is a system of exercise devoted to physical and mental wellbeing, its origins drawing upon Chinese martial arts. This course introduces you to many of the fundamental movements of Yang style Tai Chi, as well as the ancient Chinese exercises known as Ba Duan Jin. Using a series of slow movements and postures called forms, you utilise slow, flowing movement to develop your intrinsic energy. Gain awareness of the motions of muscles and joints, breathing and movement and experience the restorative effects of mindful exercise. Take time to learn the slow gentle movements of Tai Chi and work towards harmony of mind and a supple body.
This course exposes students to a positive and beneficial activity that can be embraced during the course, and continued post-course.
There is no prerequisite for enrolling in this course.
Please dress for comfort.
For those with a specific interest in the course topic, as well as students with a general interest in health, fitness and wellbeing activities.