Group Leader Maureen Robinson
Instructor Julie Swift
Ashton Methodist Church, Wellington Rd, Ashton PR2 1BU
Car park and on street parking available
Classes will be held on
4th Thursday of the month 11-12 noon (Group 1)
2nd Thursday of the month 11-12 noon (group 2)
The sessions for group 1 will be on September 25th, October 24th, November 28th
No session on December 26th!
The sessions for group 2 will be on September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, December 12th
Charge - £3.50 per session to cover the cost of accommodation and tuition
All members have been contacted with details of their sessions.
There are a few spaces available in both groups. Any member interested in joining either or both groups should contact the group leader.
Members should let the group leader know if they no longer wish to attend
Information about Tai chi classes
Moving into The Light
What is Tai Chi?
The definition of Tai chi is a walking meditation. The style of Tai Chi I teach is ‘Yin’ Style, a gentler form of tai chi practice to help with body balancing and healing. The class will teach you how to harness and work with chi energy.
The class is usually split into 3 parts:
• Warm-up exercises
• Chi kung exercises
• Tai Chi Form
Note – sometimes we may perform guided visualisation relaxation exercises,
What should you wear
I recommend loose fitting clothing, as for footwear, I suggest, depending on the floor covering, perform the moves in either:
• Bare feet,
• Socks (if with grips even better)
• Soft flat shoes
Any other advice for consideration?
• Avoid eating at least 1 hour before class
• Part of our key philosophy is – less is more….it is important tai chi students exercise within their limits
• Bring a drinking bottle with some fluid (e.g. water), if required
• I encourage students to rest and sit-out as and when they require
To ensure effective communication please make sure you keep your contact details up to date. You can update your details through the members area on the u3a web site