A free introductory 45 minute tai-chi session is offered on every first Saturday of the month at 8.30am to 9.15am.
Centennial Park Saturday mornings at 8.30am
Weekly tai-chi classes also held at
Grant Reserve, Coogee Mondays at 5.30pm
Taiji (tai chi) training is offered in short-term series or by continuing individual or group instruction.
Private group classes can be arranged to suit individuals’ times and locations.
Tai-chi and qigong classes are also held from time to time at Queens Park, Coogee and Maroubra, and Sydney CBD
for pre-arranged corporate or group classes.
group tai-chi classes
Tai chi classes are arranged at your home or a park nearby Centennial Park (right next to the new Labyrinth is a popular location). These classes can be arranged once or twice a week to suit your schedule and preferred location. Ideally, having at least one friend training with you. The syllabus includes: Cheng Man Ching short form, Master Huang Sheng-Shyan's yang style tai chi long form, five loosening exercises and the 18 sets of push hands.
Tai-chi relaxes and regulates the central nervous system, promotes physical and mental well-being and releases emotional and physical stress accumated through work or other anxieties. People of all ages can cultivate relaxation, balance, central equilibrium and physical co-ordination through these gentle and non-jarring exercises.
breathing and meditation
Tai-chi is also often referred to as 'a moving meditation' or 'moving in stillness' promoting self awareness and self discipline which in turn generates a feeling of well-being, where inner tensions dissolve and the 'mind' starts to quiten.
A focus on awareness, breathing and visualisation techniques help to promote a deeper sense of relaxation and focus.
taiji fan (iron fan boxing (ti shan chuan fa); taiji broadsword (tai chi dao); taiji straight sword (tai chi jian); tai chi long staff; tai chi walking stick form (short staff); Stick twirling and 2 person stick drills.