The gentle, flowing art of T'ai Chi is
practised by people of all ages and levels of fitness. It is known
for its health benefits, particularly valuable for improving
balance, stamina and flexibility, and reducing stress. T'ai Chi is a
type of Chi Kung, which is practised in its own right to enhance
energy flow mainly through focusing on breathing.
Monday classes will no longer be
held at Marple Methodist Church.
The Monday classes are moving to:
Tuesday afternoons, restarting on
January 12th at Hawk Green Reading Room
Beginners are welcome at these classes:
to 3.00pm Chi Kung (often translated as 'energy skill').
Gentle exercises which can be performed seated or standing. There
are many different types of Chi Kung but it is mainly practised for
its general health benefits and usefulness in improving our
enjoyment and quality of life, even when suffering from chronic
4.15pm T'ai Chi (Yang style, Cheng M'an Ching)
The gentle, flowing art of T'ai Chi is a type of Chi Kung, practised
by people of all ages and levels of fitness. This style of T'ai Chi
is particularly known for its health benefits, being especially
valuable for improving balance, stamina and flexibility, and
£5 for a 1-hour class (£4 if paid for by the term).
£7.50 if you take both classes (£6 if paid for by the term).
Thursday classes, restarting on
January 14th at Hawk Green Reading Room.
New members of this class should have at least two years experience of practising Cheng Man-Ch'ing T'ai Chi.
Cost: £7.50 if you take both classes
(£6 if paid for by the term).
If you would like more information please phone the tutor, Brenda
Howlett, on 07749 811 171 or email