Tai chi and qigong - Beginners

Course summary

Tai chi is a slow moving exercise system developed from Chinese martial arts. It is often referred to as ‘moving meditation’ with many benefits including improvement in general health, coordination, balance, strength, flexibility, self-awareness and concentration. Qi Gong focuses on the cultivation of Qi [energy] to remedy illness, promote longevity and increase internal strength. Tai chi and qi gong are suitable for all age groups.

No casual places in term 2

What you will need to bring

  • mask
  • mobile phone to register for QR code
  • wear comfortable clothes

What you will learn

  • basic tai chi movements
  • introduction to Qi gong
  • standing meditation practice

About the tutor

Suzanne Giacometti Kingston has been studying and practising tai chi for 30 years. After studying in Australia, she headed to China to study tai chi at the Beijing University for Sport. In 1995 she was part of the first Australian team to represent Australia at the World WuShu Games in Baltimore, USA, finishing in the top 10. After raising a family in 2008 she competed at international level again in China at the Third World WuShu Traditional Championship and won 1 gold and 1 silver for Australia. Suzanne currently studies and teaches at Tai Chi/Kung fu Institute Australia.

This course is now fully booked. Email info@ycc.net.au to go on the waitlist.

Course cost

COST: $135.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

Saturday 24 April
11.15am – 12.15pm (9 sessions)

This course is now fully booked. Email info@ycc.net.au to go on the waitlist.

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