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Creative Calm - Tai Chi Qigong

Tai Chi and Qigong are slow, meditative, flowing, motions which include sitting or standing meditation postures in cultivating positive physical and mental well-being through attention and awareness of the body, breath and mind.

The sessions will be conducted via a Live Zoom Video Streaming, scheduled weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 1.30pm to 3.00pm (GMT). The structure of the session will start with around 20 mins of warm-up with Silk Reeling Qigong exercises, Strengthening Lung Qigong, the 8 Form Tai Chi, refreshment break followed by 16 Form Tai Chi and ShiBaShi or 18 Motions Tai Chi Qigong (rotational set 1 to 8) and finish with Sitting Qigong. The exercises are executed with accompanying music with audio instructions. Online resources are made available to access for individual practice outside the Live Streaming sessions.

Participants have a choice either to leave the online session at 3pm and or stay for discussions, sharing experiences, feedback, questions, comments, anything from the basics of Qigong/Tai Chi Practice, the main principles of practice, receive further guided instructions and if relevant, in pursuing and following participants interests that may arise, example to the wider relationship to philosophy, mindfulness practice, body-oriented psychotherapy/counselling, creative arts therapies and complementary therapies etc.


Tuesday & Thursday

Group Size & Availability

Minimum 6, Maximum 12

Waiting List

How to join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

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You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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