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Please note this before reading on:
There is no active class at this time, see the page Chi Kung Southern Highlands for detail.
1:1 personalised training sessions are available. Contact Jim for details.
THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS AIMED AT THE INTRODUCTORY LEVEL
Are you interested in improving your health and well being?
Jim Christie, a qualified Qigong teacher with experience gained from Masters in China and Australia. Julianne Christie leads the meditation sessions.
Chi Kung (Qigong) Styles
Briefly, there are many different styles and within the styles there are hundreds if not thousands of forms. Simplifying to the religious origin - Buddhist, the best known being Shaolin. Daoist, generally associated with Wudang temples or monasteries. There is an Islamic style, and many others, e.g. Family and Imitating (animals and birds).
Where Are We
Based at Yerrinbool NSW. There is not an active class at this time. Information is available at the Chi Kung Southern Highlands page .
A term generally follows the school term for NSW. Public holidays, Easter and Xmas are accounted for and adjusted accordingly. For private lessons 1:1 sessions are available to suit your needs, contact Jim for details.
What Is Chi Kung or Qigong
Spelt two different ways, put simply, Qi (pronounced Chee) means life force and Gong means working - so....working with the life force. Qigong is a gentle set of ancient Chinese exercises designed to improve health and vitality. It is a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
A form name refers to a particular set of exercises. Previous training and practise included Taiji Hunyuan Zhuang, Ba Duan Jin - Shaolin & Wudang styles,, Guigen, Ziran, Liu He Gong, Shi Ba Sha, Ma Wang Dui, and, Wu Xing - 5 Elements. You do learn the English translations of the form names too.
Joining The Group
There is not an active class at this time, however 1:1 is still available. There are no restrictions on age or gender, and no requirements for previous experience or fitness. For details please message or phone - see the Contact page on this site.
The practise of Chi Kung has been shown to improve ailments such as high blood pressure, anxiety and stress, breathing and sleep disorders to name just a few.