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Why People Turn to Tai Chi to Relieve
Improve their Health
12 Relaxation and Health Benefits
You can Expect
when You Learn Tai Chi with Us
posture and coordination noticeably improve
● Be stronger and more energetic with increased circulation
● Prevent falls with better balance
● Gain greater freedom of movement and
relief of back pain
● Think more clearly and concentrate better
● Feel relaxed, calm and connected with
your inner peace
Highly recommended by many
doctors, physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and health professionals.
You will benefit
from our professionalism and
34 years experience in the ACT.
Beginners’ Courses in Year 2017 (ACT)
Mon 30 Jan
to Thurs 6 Apr 2017
Mon 24 Apr
to Thurs 29 June 2017
Mon 17 July to Thurs 21 Sept 2017
Mon 9 Oct
to Thurs 14 Dec 2017
Beginners' Course (ACT) : Monday 17 July to Thursday 21 September
10 weeks duration.
All classes are 1 hour 15 minutes.
Bookings are not necessary.
Your first lesson is obligation free.
Wear comfortable clothing and flat soled shoes.
Beginners' classes are
held in the following locations throughout the course.
You may attend as many classes per week as you wish at no extra cost.
Kambah – Mon 6.15pm,
Namadgi School Gym
(formerly Kambah High School)
corner O'Halloran Circuit and Drakeford Drive
opposite Caltex Petrol Station.
The Gym is adjacent to the tennis courts, closest to
Tues 12noon, 18 July
Weston Creek Uniting Church Hall
between the Independent Living Centre and the Children's Centre
(formerly Phillip College), Launceston St, opposite Eddison Park
Thurs 6.15pm, 20 July
Dickson College Gym
corner Phillip Ave and Antill St
Mon 6.15pm, 17 July
St. Vincent's Primary School Hall
you attend one of our venues for your introductory lesson, you will have the opportunity
to learn the following:
exercises : These simple, yet effective joint loosening exercises help
you to relax stiff muscles and joints, increasing your flexibility.
(Chi Kung) : an ancient technique for relaxing your mind and body.
It also improves your posture, increase your energy levels and trains your
ability to maintain centredness.
Chi form : in this first lesson, you
will learn the beginning
of the form. Through these movements, you will experience the gentle
flowing nature of Tai Chi and its ability to positively affect your body
Internally, the movements massage your organs, improve blood circulation and
promote diaphragmatic breathing.
Externally, your joints, tendons and
muscles are loosened and gradually strengthened. Tai Chi will help you to
relieve stress in your daily life.
Chi demonstration : the final part of
the lesson will conclude with a performance of the Tai Chi form, also
known as meditation in motion. This will give you the opportunity to see
the blending of strength and relaxation, harmony and balance.
When you experience Tai Chi, you will understand the reasons it has
become one of the most popular and effective ways to relaxation and better
An old Chinese proverb says, "your life is in your hands," so "don't wait
until you are thirsty before you dig a well". Take responsibility for your
health and well being NOW.
May the practice of Tai Chi enrich
With regular practice, you can expect the following
greater strength, flexibility and true freedom of movement
resulting in falls prevention
improved posture and relief of back pain
more energy and stamina
smooth and deep breathing
improved concentration and clearer thinking
heightened general awareness
a more youthful appearance
relaxation, inner peace and joy
Tai Chi is beneficial for people suffering from heart
conditions, blood pressure problems or arthritis. It is endorsed by
the Arthritis Foundation.
Read about the
experiences and benefits
that our students gain from practising the Hun Yuan Tai Chi.
17 years and under:
(10% GST is included in all fees.)
We welcome payment by cash, cheque or credit card
M/C, visa, Amex ($2 fee applies to American Express).
You will receive a
free DVD (duration 59 mins) valued at $25.00,
which complements the course instruction. This introduction to the Hun
Yuan Tai Chi system will help you to understand how the system works and
benefits you. It will give you an overview of what you will be learning.
You may attend as many classes per week as you wish at no
Beginners' Special Offer
The Academy's training manual, valued at $26.00, will be yours
free if you pay your course fees at
your Introductory Lesson (17
20 July). It is filled with training gems and
interesting articles that will inspire you along your way.
Get a Head Start
We have a Special Offer for you! There is no need for you to wait. You can
enrol now for next term’s Tai Chi Beginners’ Course and receive the
Introduction to the Hun Yuan Tai Chi System Video DVD and the Tai Chi Manual.
The DVD, An Introduction to the Hun Yuan Tai
Chi System, will show you different
components of the system. You will be able to practise the exercises
demonstrated on the DVD, and so begin to enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi
immediately. In just a few minutes each day, these exercises will help
to keep your joints moving freely and give you a general feeling of
relaxation and well-being.
special manual is filled with many interesting articles on Tai
Chi and the many ways it benefits its practitioners. It provides very interesting reading
and much useful information about the practice of Tai Chi.
Take advantage of the early enrolment offer,
including free postage and packaging. Complete our
enrolment form, or phone us on 6296 1357 with your credit card details. Payment can
also be made by cheque addressed to Tai Chi Academy, PO Box 70, Woden ACT 2606.
Read what our students have
to tell us in their testimonials!
For Tai Chi, Qigong or Martial Arts personal training with Chief Instructor
Brett Wagland, please email or phone us for appointment. Please allow one
hour and fifteen minutes. Wear comfortable
clothing and flat soled shoes.