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Beginners course in Tai Chi and Qigong, Hackney Central

St John-at-Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, Hackney

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WHERE:St John-at-Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, Hackney E5 0PD


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TIMES:Tuesdays: 19:00 - 20:30

ADMISSION:117 for 13 weeks


This 13-week beginners course will introduce you to the basics of tai chi and qigong. You will learn a set of easy and beneficial qigong exercises, and you will learn the first part of the Beijing 24-step tai chi form, as well as developing basic tai chi skills, for example in stepping and partnerwork.

Tai Chi (also spelt taiji, or, more fully taijiquan) is an ancient Chinese martial art, famous today for developing relaxation, reducing stress, and balancing body and mind.

By practising tai chi you will:
- improve general health and fitness
- increase flexibility
- improve core strength
- increase energy levels
- develop balance and grounding
combat stress
learn to relax the body and focus the mind

Established in 1990 the Mei Quan Academy of Tai Chi provides tai chi, qi gong, martial art and meditation in over 20 venues across London, 7 days a week. We teach all aspects of traditional Yang style tai chi in a friendly and welcoming environment.


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