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Part Time Taiji for Health and Relaxation - Croft Hall, Hungerford

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Taiji for Health and Relaxation - Croft Hall, Hungerford Full Time courses for under 19's are free of charge Code : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)* 87197A 090901 : 22092009 : 02122009 : 10:00 to 12:00 : Tuesday : 10 Weeks : 124.00 87197B 101001 : 12012010 : 23032010 : 10:00 to 12:00 : Tuesday : 10 Weeks : 124.00 87197C 101001 : 20042010 : 06072010 : 10:00 to 12:00 : Tuesday : 10 Weeks : 124.00 You can now purchase this course online. Add course 87197C 101001 to your basket Course Overview Originally a martial art, Taiji improves balance, strength, coordination and flexibility. It helps reduce blood pressure, back pain, stimulates circulation and promotes wellbeing. Learners will need to wear warm loose clothes and flat soft shoes. It is recommended that learners drink water during the session. All learners need to complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PARQ) before joining the class. Qualification gained: This course does not lead to a formal qualification. Course Content: The course will practise the principles of taiji to improve health and relaxation. Every session will consist of: Warm Up sequence to include all joints, spine, neck, stretching (gentle), Qigong (Zhan Zhuang) standing meditation, Flowing Arms exercises (softness, coordination), the Form (Chen style, Laojia Yi Lu) Soft Pushing hands (sensitivity and awareness of intent and balance) and Taiji Walk (Balance and Coordination) will be practised regularly. The principles of Silk Reeling will also be introduced. Work Experience: Learners do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course. Course Assessment: Progress on this course will be tested through tutor feedback, observation, informal continuous assessment and self assessment of objectives Progression: Learner can progress to beginners improvers taiji classes. Homework: Daily practice is essential and learners will benefit from undertaking home practice of approximately 15min day Additional Costs: There are no additional costs attached to this course. Course Fees Fees quoted with the course information are for the current academic year. Fees for the next academic year starting in September are subject to change and will be confirmed annually. Part Time Course Fee Relate to Year 1 course fees only. Two year course fees will have an additional course fee for the second year these fees are subject to confirmation annually. Popular courses fill quickly and early enrolment is recommended. Please note that course information may be subject to change and you are advised to check the current details with Newbury College before you enrol.

Taiji for Health and Relaxation - Croft Hall, Hungerford Full Time courses for under 19's are free of charge Code : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)* 87197A 090901 : 22092009 : 02122009 : 10:00 to 12:00 : Tuesday : 10 Weeks : 124.00 87197B 101001 : 12012010 : 23032010 : 10:00 to 12:00 : Tuesday : 10 Weeks : 124.00 87197C 101001 : 20042010 : 06072010 : 10:00 to 12:00 : Tuesday...

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