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Are you interested in improving your health and well being?
The information on this site is introductory - come along to the group, or call me for more.
The group has resumed practise in accordance with the Govt and Health dept directives.
Jim Christie teaches and leads a Chi Kung group at Marulan NSW, 45 minutes south of Mittagong and 20 minutes north of Goulburn. I'm interested in starting a new group in the Southern Highlands. If you are also interested I'd be very happy to hear from you.
Chi Kung Styles
Briefly, there are many different styles and within the styles there are hundreds if not thousands of forms. Simplifying to the religious origin - Bhuddist, the best known being Shaolin. Daoist, generally associted with Wudang temples or monasteries. There is an Islamic style, and many others, e.g. Family and Imitating (animals and birds).
Where Are We
The group meets every Monday at the Marulan CWA Hall starting at 10:00 am and finishing at 11:30 am. The address is 28 George Street, about 300m north of the southern roundabout, on the left side of the street if travelling north.
A term is generally 6 weeks, and may change according to requirements. If a public holiday coincides with a Monday then the term extends.
What Is Chi Kung or Qigong
Spelt two ways. Put simply, Qi or Chi means life force and gong or Kung means working - so....working with the life force, and Chi Kung is a set of exercises designed to improve health and vitality. It is a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
A form name refers to a particular set of exercises. The group has learned and practises Taiji Hunyuan Zhuang, Ba Duan Jin - Shaolin & Wudang styles,, Guigen, Ziran, Liu He Gong, Shi Ba Sha, Ma Wang Dui. Currently in the learning phase is Wu Xing. You do learn the English translations of the form names too.
Want To See First
There are no restrictions on age or gender, and no requirements for previous experience. You are welcome to come along for an initial free experience to just watch what it is about, or join in for the session.
The practise of Chi Kung has been shown to improve ailments such as high blood pressure, anxiety and stress, breathing and sleep disorders to name just a few.