Clear your mind and energise your body and have fun as you experience ancient simple Tai Chi moving meditations, drawn from nature. Come and enjoy the benefits of Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi and Qi Gong. Suitable for all ages, Tai Chi/Qi Gong aids concentration, improves muscle tone and promotes relaxation. Deep diaphragmatic breathing helps to provide oxygen to skin, hair, eyes and all organs of the body, therefore assisting to slow the ageing process.
The practice of Tai Chi/Qi Gong also provides assistance in the prevention and treatment of Arthritis, Diabetes and Asthma by improving mobility, circulation and breathing. It has also been noted that Tai Chi/Qi Gong can be helpful in easing feelings of depression.
Carol Smith After watching a Tai Chi display in Wodonga about twenty years ago Carol was hooked: Joined a class at the Albury branch of the ‘Australian Academy of Tai Chi’. Played Tai Chi and Qi gong at the Academy for six years or so being guided by Helen Jobson and Janice Renee: There progressing through six levels of traditional Yang Style Tai Chi, several weapons sets, various Shibashi, Qi gong and Wushu sets.
Carol attended several workshops over the years: with Grandmaster Khor founder of the Australian Academy of Tia Chi, workshops practising the Teachings of ‘Jack Lim’, Qi Gong Grandmaster and completing the Eight Part ‘Mulan Chuan’ Qi Gong with Alice Yuan Head instructor with ‘Exercise Medicine Australia’.
Carol was fortunate to train as an instructor with June & Geoff Williams, former instructor trainers with the Australian Academy of Tai Chi, now have their own organisation Country Health Tai Chi and Qi Gong. Carol has a constant interest in the fundamentals of Tai Chi: History, the system of Chinese body meridians, the connection with nature and beliefs of the ‘Tao’.
“Tai Chi has been a wonderful tool for use and in my life it has been beneficial on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. I like to share it with others”. – Carol