Fees: Standard £ 30 Conc £11 Full £30 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
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A look at the way the Chinese look after themselves through Tai Qi, Qi Gong, acupuncture and, of course, traditional Chinese medicine.
All those interested in Chinese medicine, health care practices and massage, whether you’re a total beginner or you know a little already!
There are no entry requirements for this course. All levels of experience and ability are welcome. Familiarity with Chinese medicine and body practices is not required.
• You will discover the wisdom of Chinese medicine and Daoism philosophy combined as a self-cultivated practice • Get to know the theories, including basic Chinese medicine, Qi and wellbeing, massage techniques, meridians & common acupuncture points • Experience some basic Tai Chi Dao Yin and QiGong practices of leading and guiding Qi to build up and restore the internal energy • Acquire some basic skills of conditioning & strength for massage • Easy herbal soups receipts for energy balance and health maintenance to take home
1. First hour will be a lecture about the inter-relationship among Daoism philosophy, Chinese medicine and body practices, to provide a holistic overview of how Chinese perceive and relate the body being part of the cosmology/ecology. 2. Last 2hours will be an experiential workshop for practicing TaiChi and QiGong exercises and acupressure techniques.
Continuous practice healthy lifestyle after this course.
Instant assessment will be given through participation in exercises. Constructive and supportive feedback from your tutor will help you succeed during the class.
Further study other Chinese medicine related courses according to personal interests. Here are some free online courses provided by The Chinese University of Hong Kong: https://www.classcentral.com/course/coursera-everyday-chinese-medicine-9386
Wear comfortable clothes for body excercises. All other materials will be provided.
Learning materials will be provided to support continuous study at home. Online resources: • Want to know more theory of TCM? Here you go: A beginner’s guide for Tradition Chinese Medicine https://www.researchgate.net/publication/229432202_Traditional_Chinese_Medicine--a_beginner's_guide • Want to eat healthier applying TCM theory? Here are some healthy recipes for 4 seasons: https://www.chinahighlights.com/travelguide/chinese-food/medicinal-cuisine.htm • Want to practice Tai Chi 5 minutes a day? Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEOS2zoyQw4