Tai Chi/Qi Gong

You will leave classes feeling calm but alert with increased energy and reduced stress by combining slow movements, mental focus and harmonized breathing.

Course Content

Your tutor will guide you through the 18 movements of Qi Gong but cover all principles of Tai Chi. Your lessons will include combinations of the following:
*Concepts of Yin and Yang
* Posture awareness
* Structure of the body
* Elements of Sung - relaxation
* Attitude - how to use the mind to calm the body
* Meditation

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will be run under strict social distancing guidelines with smaller class sizes and additional hygiene procedures in place. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

You should be reasonably mobile.

First Class Requirements

You should wear loose clothing and flat-soled, good-ground-gripping, flexible shoes are best. You may wish to purchase Tai-Chi Shoes, pelase talk to your tutor for recommendations.

Attendance Requirements

Regular attendance is recommended.

Assessment Methods

You will be observed by tutor observation.

Additional Information

Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.