MARPLE T'AI CHI  & CHI KUNG

(particularly with the over 50s in mind)

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.

Weekly classes on Thursday mornings at Hawk Green Reading Room are currently full.

Starting on Monday 29 September in Marple Methodist Church:

11.15 to 12.15 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 health conditions. 

12.30 to 1.30 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 reducing stress. 

Cost: 4 for a 1-hour class
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

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