Following the success of her Tai-Chi and Chi-Kung classes on Tuesday mornings, Karen Green has added a second course on Wednesday afternoons.
Both take place at Balance Studio, Paxtons Court, 23 Slaughterhouse Lane in Newark during school term times only. Tuesday classes run from 10.15am to 11.15am; on Wednesdays, the new class will be held from 1.15pm to 2.15pm and you don’t need any special equipment or previous experience to take part.
Based on traditional Chinese medicine that focuses on the flow of energy around the body, Tai-Chi and Chi-Kung have been scientifically proven to help improve health. The movements are easy to learn, some can even be performed seated and, unlike western styles of exercise that can leave you feeling breathless, worn out and tired, will restore your energy while you’re expending it.
Benefits include reduced blood pressure and arthritis or joint pain, together with improved breathing, joint mobility, memory and concentration. Not to mention using almost every muscle in the body in a gentle way to promote a wonderful feeling of peace and relaxation, which in turn reduces stress.
The first courses of 2015 started this week but you can still join partway through the term and pay for the remaining classes in the block. Dates and prices are
- Tuesday 6 Jan to 10 Feb : £42
- Tuesday 24 Feb to 31 March : £42
- Tuesday 21 April to 19 May : £35
- Tuesday 2 June to 21 July : £56
- Wednesday 7 Jan to 11 Feb : £35 (7 Jan free taster session)
- Wednesday 25 Feb to 1 April : £42
- Wednesday 22 April to 20 May : £35
- Wednesday 3 June to 22 July : £56
For more information or to book a place, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Karen on 07775 655539.