Tai Chi - Beginners St George & Sutherland Community College

Tai Chi - Beginners

Do you want to reduce stress and improve your overall wellbeing? Then join our beginners class to commence learning the slow gentle movements of Tai Chi. The continued repetition of these movements combined with deep breathing and meditation promotes energy flow throughout the body enhances mind-body coordination, develops strength, improves body posture, balance and flexibility.

This course will introduce you to the most popular Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan. Learn the basic principles of Tai Chi, how to empty and relax your mind, improves the coordination of the Upper and Lower Body, deep breathing method, creates better postures, and thus improving our balance.

The gentle movements of Tai Chi are easy to learn, however combining those movements into a contiguous flow that becomes the Tai Chi form requires regular practice, the perseverance to set and achieve small incremental goals, and a willingness to develop your self-knowledge.

Course Outline:

  • A set of standard warm-up exercises
  • Learn how to do Tai Chi Walking
  • Breaking down Tai Chi Movements for easy understanding
  • Learn Tai Chi postures, deep breathing, Ying and Yang
  • Introduce Basic Tai Chi Forms
  • Cooling down exercises

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding basic Tai Chi Principles
  • Gentle conditioning of the body and mind
  • Learning how to relax
  • Better coordinates overall
  • Improves balance
  • Improves general well-being

What to bring:

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Flat Shoe (if possible)
  • Bottle of Water

About the Tutor:

  • Accredited Tai Chi Instructor by Kung Fu Wushu Australia, National Coaching Accreditation Scheme
  • Cert III in Fitness
  • Direct Lineage of Yang Family 6th Generation, indoor disciple of Master Zhang Yong Tao (Beijing Yang Style)
  • 6th Duanwei (Level), an International Duan Wei (Grading) System
  • Trained in Singapore, Malaysia, and China under several well-known Masters and has the knowledge of several Tai Chi Forms, Qigong, and Tai Chi Weapons.
  • Able to breakdown movements and explain applications of the forms, in-depth knowledge of Tai Chi Principles
  • Competed in several International, Oceania & local competitions, collected several golds, silver & bronze medals
  • Involved in running tai chi & qigong workshops, organising Tai Chi Events & performances, trained tai chi competitors to compete locally and overseas
  • Started teaching Tai Chi Chuan in 2004 in Singapore, Malaysia, and now Australia

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.