Beginner Class

Rivervale Community Centre


Address: Francisco St, Rivervale WA 6103

Saturday, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Applecross Jetty

1 Ardross Street, Applecross Monday, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

What will you be learning?

  1. Qigong
  2. Silk Reeling Exercise
  3. 5 Elements – 4 Movements

The most important part of Tai Chi is your foundation. How far will your skills or achievement go will depend on foundation.

Qi Gong – Breathing Exercise

  • Learning how to enjoy and relax through breathing. (Relax, stress release)
  • Learning how to regulate breathing with movements. (Mind body and breath coordination, improve blood circulation, calming effect and relaxation)
  • Learning correct positioning for hip-waist rotations. (building core strength, key to fall prevention)
  • Learning how to relax into a postulation.
  • Learning basic weight shifts for balance.
  • Learn to increase flexibility and strength
  • Learn how to improve cardiovascular fitness.
  • Learn to instil a greater awareness of the body and how it moves through space.

Silk Reeling Exercise – This is a series exercise to build up and improve your energy level.

  • Understanding Tian Cai Tai Chi training principles.
  • Learning the boundaries of proper body mechanics to enhance your strength and balance.
  • Learning to adjust and form correct stances. This will build up your energy and improve your lower body strength.
  • Learning how to coordinate upper body with lower body movements.
  • Deeper training into hip-waist rotations.
  • Learning how to adjust body posture for strength and balance.
  • Develop leg stamina and strength for prolonged training.

What to wear during your Tai Chi Class:
Your clothes should be loose and comfortable. preferably cotton.
The ideal practise shoes should be light, with thin sole or bare feet.

Please arrive early for the first session.