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Please note this before reading on:
A practice group is formed. See the page Chi Kung Southern Highlands for detail
1:1 training sessions are still available.
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.
Chi Kung 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. Training as a group is planned for November 2022. 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 still available to suit your needs.
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.
Want To See First
There are no restrictions on age or gender, and no requirements for previous experience or fitness. When there is an active group you are welcome to come along for an initial free experience to just watch what it is about, or join in for the session.
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.