Qi Gong

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 35 Conc £18 Full £35 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 11 MAC 20/09/2018 06/12/2018 AW1176
Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 11 MAC 10/01/2019 28/03/2019 AW2176
Thursday 15:00 - 16:00 11 MAC 02/05/2019 18/07/2019 AW3176

What will the course cover?

This course introduces students to Zhan Zhuang (Standing like a tree), the basis of a Chi Kung system called Da Cheng Chuan.

Who is the course for?

For people with prior experience or none.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

None as long as you are generally fit. If in doubt ask the tutor.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Students completing the course will be able to practice with greater relaxation independently and purposefully while standing or seated, holding any of the six postures they have learnt for as long of a duration as they choose.

How is the course organised?

Students will learn warm-up and cool-down exercises and static postures to enhance strength and well-being.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Regular daily practice for no less than five minutes of Zhan Zhuang is recommended.

How will my progress be assessed?

Students are observed by the tutor during lessons in which feedback is given.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Students wanting to develop their Zhan Zhuang may repeat this course and/or join the Lam Association and/or attend classes or private tutorials with approved instructors.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

It is advised students bring bottled water and wear loose-fitting clothes. Flat shoes with flexible soles are recommended.

What support is available?

Ask at reception if you have any special or additional needs. You can also discuss any physical issues with the tutor.