Promoting physical fitness and a more relaxed state of mind. Helping you feel more connected with your surroundings.
Welcome to Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy
Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy – provides a recreational fitness system of gentle relaxing exercises and flowing movements practiced in China for centuries. It is sometimes called a moving meditation. Qigong has its roots in traditional Chinese health concepts of energy meridians and combines breathing, posture, gentle movement and meditation to generate and promote a sense of well-being. Qigong is a good foundation for Tai Chi training.
Health and Fitness Benefits
Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy helps you to achieve and maintain health and fitness. Benefits include:
- Correct breathing
- Improved digestion
- Benefiting the heart and blood circulation
- Loosening stiff joints and toning muscles
- Better posture and balance
- Quieting the nervous system
- Gentle stretching of the whole body without stress or strain
Relaxation benefits include:
- Encouraging positive attitudes
- Improving concentration
- Increasing self-confidence
- Slowing the pace of our movements
- Enhancing vitality
- Relaxing both mind and body
Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy provides exercises which are suitable for people of all ages. Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy caters for those suffering from arthritis, hypertension, asthma, insomnia and anxiety.Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy promotes physical fitness and a more relaxed state of mind. It also helps you feel more connected with your surroundings. The practice of Tai Chi and Qigong is also very enjoyable
Courses offered at Academy and Community Classes
by Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy
Four Seasons Beginners Program – has been compiled by instructor Gary Smith as a collection of simplified short sets of Tai Chi. The four Tai Chi 8-form sets contain the characteristics and postures from traditional Yang Style routines.
Yang Style Long-form Tai Chi
Qigong (Chi Kung) means “working with energy”. “Chi” is the Chinese term for energy or vitality and “Kung” translates as exercise or practice.
Classical Yin Yang Sword
Dragon Phoenix Fan
Gary has been a practitioner of Tai Chi & Qigong in Adelaide since 1987.
He has completed intensive training with Masters in Australia and has been fortunate enough to experience both the culture and training in China itself, the homeland of Tai Chi.
On behalf of the Tai Chi & Qigong Adelaide Academy he welcomes you. Come along to experience Tai Chi & Qigong for yourself.