Qigong (FIT 16(z))

  • Day and time: Tuesday 11:45 - 12:45
    Weekly
  • Length of course: 3 terms. Autumn (10 Weeks), Spring (10 Weeks), Summer (5 Weeks)
  • Number of places: 20
  • Start date: 12 October 2021
  • Description:

    Health Qigong is a psychological practising skill that combines body, breath and mind into one exercise regime through slow, flowing and effective three-dimensional movements. The first aim is to adjust posture and movement, the second is to adjust and regulate breathing and the third is to adjust mental concentration. There is strong evidence that the Health Qigong, which was developed and widely practised in China, greatly improves general health of those who regularly practise it. In modern times it has become very popular for fitness purposes.

    Qigong is particularly beneficial, improving posture, balance, breathing effectiveness and general coordination, as well as mental focus and relaxation, helping older people make the most of their mature years.

    The course does not require any previous knowledge and all exercises are done standing. No equipment needed, just wearing clothing and thin exercise shoes or socks.

  • Format: Taught course or activity

  • Tutor: Aurora Albano
  • As a qualified Health QiGong and Pilates instructor my mission is to find common ground between holistic Eastern and secular Western movement traditions.


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