Live Online for Small Groups
Our syllabus includes seated Tai Chi and Qigong classes via skype. Learn Classical Chinese exercises for health and wellbeing. This type of class is suited to people who are unable to stand to exercise whether through health, injury or restricted mobility, who may have difficulty in attending a local class and would like to learn Tai Chi and Qigong movements. We believe Tai Chi and Qigong should be accessible for all abilities. We have modified our syllabus to be carried out sitting down, using an upright chair or stability ball.
Our online group and private tuition skype classes are available across the UK and Europe.
- Warm up loosening exercises (based on Chen warm ups)
- Qigong breathing
- Stillness practice (based on Zhan Zhuang)
- Chen Tai Chi Silk Reeling
- 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong
- 5 Animal Frolics Qigong
- Earth Qigong for Women
Class Format: A group class will have a maximum of four students plus instructor connecting via group-call on Skype or through web conferencing.
1 Hour Class Cost: £8.
Current Class Schedule: Contact us for details.
Suggested Equipment: A dining room chair without arms or a stability ball (depending on your mobility).
Format: Over Skype with video/voice call, your instructor Nicola will guide you through a typical seated Tai Chi and Qigong class. The lesson will be a mixture of instructor demonstration, observation and correction.
UK Payment Method: Bank Transfer or Paypal.
Europe Payment Method: Paypal.
Payment Due By: To be received in advance, a minimum of 48 hours before the scheduled class.
Must Have: High-speed broadband internet connection, web camera, computer microphone, computer speakers.
Conditions: Your webcam must be set up and tested in advance so that your body is shown from the feet to above the head in the webcam screen with speakers and microphone working. If this is not possible, it is acceptable to view your body on screen from the knees upwards.
Bookings: Please use the booking form to enquire about availability for the next group Skype class. You will be sent a questionnaire regarding your current mobility to assess what type/style of lesson would suit you best. Instructor Nicola would welcome to have an initial chat on skype if you have any questions about seated Tai Chi or Qigong, please contact us here to arrange a call.
Terms: 24 hours notice for cancellations, no refunds available within this time frame. Our general terms and conditions can be found here.
Please note, as with any physical exercise programme, you are required to seek permission from your doctor before commencing with us. We are not medically trained and are unable to comment on or discuss in detail any injury or health condition you may have. Your instructor Nicola provides tuition in Tai Chi and Qigong only, following the principles of movement and how these relate to posture, alignment and general health and wellbeing.