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  • Hibernating Bear Live Group Qigong Class

    Hibernating Bear Livestream

    Tai Chi & Qi Gong Online Class

    The Hibernating Bear lessons offer a more gentle approach to training Tai Chi and Qigong. The weekly Zoom livestream class include seated and standing movements, guiding you through gentle tension relief, physical relaxation and meditation techniques. Give momentum to self-care, boost your mental health and support your physical body with kindness. Open to everyone, for all abilities, especially those living with chronic health, chronic pain and chronic fatigue, or anybody who would like to nourish the mind and body through relaxing movement and stillness. Beginners welcome to join. 

    Video on demand – New class uploaded Fridays

    Hibernating Bear Qigong Trial Class
    Hibernating Bear Offline Subscription

    Livestream Paypal Subscription

  • Womens Qigong Group Livestream

    Qigong for Women Livestream

    Online Qigong Classes via Zoom.

    Strengthen and nourish the mind, body and spirit with Earth Qigong for Women and the Eight Energy Circle Walking Qigong routine.  Gentle and powerful movements to support female health, aid inner healing, foster a calm state, improve flexibility and release tension. The YANG live stream subscription is fully immersive and interactive, follow along with in-depth instruction and work with instructor Nicola to develop your Qigong movements via webcam. Don’t worry if you miss a class as the last month is available to watch on catch up.  Beginners welcome to join. 

    Next course September to November 2023

    Bookings open end of August

  • Earth Qigong For Women Online Tuition

    Earth Qigong for Women


    1 hour live online private lesson.

    Learn a powerful women’s medical Qi Gong routine via Zoom.  Balance your energy, spirit and emotions through aligning the posture and breathing deeply with focused awareness. Designed to improve female health and wellbeing using the internal healing and strengthening art of Qi Gong and Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Learn effective techniques in the comfort of your own home.


  • Qigong Online Private Tuition

    Health Qi Gong


    1 hour live online private lesson.

    Learn Qi Gong exercises in the comfort of your own home in a private lesson that is tailored to your needs, physical ability and learning style. Discover a variety of healthy movements that combine the theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with an aligned posture, focused movement and deep breathing. Dating from around 2-5000 years ago, Qi Gong (the modern name for Dao Yin) is a movement and exercise practice that helps to support health and wellbeing. Make a positive step to improve your personal health and wellbeing.


  • Hibernating Bear Chronic Health Online Tuition

    Hibernating Bear Online Tuition


    1 hour live online private lesson.

    Learn to manage your health baseline with gentle and dynamic Tai Chi and Qi Gong movements. Hibernating Bear Tai Chi is for those living with chronic and degenerative health, during injury recovery and/or living with a different baseline from the norm. These lessons are tailored individually to your physical ability, to help improve your quality of life and ability to cope. Learn in the comfort of your own home via Zoom in these 1-2-1 classes. Read about instructor Nicola’s own personal journey with chronic health. 

    Every movement I make in my practice has purpose, focus, principles and alignment. I meet each day no matter how challenging with hope and perseverance. My aim is to show people that there are other routes to improved health and wellbeing, rather than reliance on allopathic medicine and our crumbling health service.  Healthy, frequent and accurate Tai Chi/Qigong movements are a key part of my life and I hope that I can inspire others with my passion and dedication.” Nicola.


  • Distance Learning Taiji Qigong

    Distance Learning Tai Chi


    Private tuition via personalised video learning.

    Learn Tai Chi, Qi Gong or Taoist meditation from wherever you live in the world.. This distance learning format is for students who live in a time zone that is outside of our UK schedule. You will learn remotely via personalised videos uploaded to the Tai Chi cloud.  You will be the type of person who enjoys working from a range of resources, is engaged in the learning process, is self led in your practice and happy videoing your progression. If you enjoy a challenge and like being active in your training, this is for you.

  • My Tai Chi EBook

    Tai Chi Qigong Ebook

    Downloadable PDF file.

    Instructor Nicola has been a regular Tai Chi and Qigong blogger since 2010. This E-Book is a collection of her Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation musings, covering the learning process, expectations, principles and movements. Purchase of this book helps support this website and is an opportunity to read all of the articles in a formatted way without advertisements.

    Cost: £12.00

  • Chronic Pain Course

    Chronic Pain Online Course


    10 Week Live Online Private Tuition

    Learn movement and stillness practices to help manage the symptoms of chronic pain. The Hibernating Bear Tai Chi syllabus has been specifically designed by instructor Nicola for those living with a different health baseline from the norm. This 10 week ‘private tuition’ course covers a variety of techniques that give insight into natural ways to aid the physical and psychological impact of living with chronic pain.

    Instructor Nicola has distilled her professional Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation experience along with her research and personal experience living with chronic and acute pain to create this unique course. The course content will be guided by you, your baseline, your pacing and your needs. Take a gentle yet powerful step towards personal health and wellbeing.