Demonstrations of Yoga, Tai Chi and Qigong (Chi gong)

Demonstrations throughout the weekend will be held in the Well Being Body hall – simply take a seat, no booking required – take part, audience participation welcomed in most sessions.  An opportunity to watch and take part in varying levels of Tai Chi, Qigong (Chi Gong) and Yoga – for all abilities and age groups – floor, seated exercise and standing.  

Ever wondered what Tai Chi and Yoga were all about?  Whether you could participate?  Here’s your chance to try.  Sessions are led by experienced and qualified teachers.

Saturday 2 June ~ Demonstration Area, Well Being Body Hall

11.00 Yoga for Beginners: Visitor participation welcome

Yoga for beginners  – If you are new to yoga, this class is the perfect way to start your journey into vinyasa flow yoga, movement with breath, with attention to breath, alignment and balance.  It is suitable for anyone looking to take it easy, build confidence & restore the body.

A perfect way to begin or end your day, to ease away all your stress and tension.

12.00 Tai Chi: Demonstration only

Different styles of Tai Chi including weapons – This will be performed by various members of our team – Non audience participation.

1.00 Seated Yoga: Visitor participation welcome

Starting with a brief introduction as to what Yoga is taking place both seated in a chair and standing next to chair. The idea is to show that Yoga doesn’t have to be mat based and you can do stretches and breath work to increase health and wellbeing even within your work day or whilst at home. Ideal for mixture of ages and abilities – seated yoga makes yoga accessible for all. (suitable for sitting and standing but no floor work)

2.00 Tai Chi for Arthritis: Visitor participation welcome

Carol Harradine demonstrates a form of Tai Chi specifically designed for Arthritis – Demonstration and participation – Can be done standing or seated

3.00 Yoga for Beginners: Visitor participation welcome

Yoga for beginners  – If you are new to yoga, this class is the perfect way to start your journey into vinyasa flow yoga, movement with breath, with attention to breath, alignment and balance.  It is suitable for anyone looking to take it easy, build confidence & restore the body.

A perfect way to begin or end your day, to ease away all your stress and tension.

4.00 Fragrant Buddha Qigong: Visitor participation welcome

Fragrant Buddha Qigong – A gentle set of exercises to promote health and spiritual awareness – Can be done standing or seated

Sunday 3 June ~ Demonstration Area, Well Being Body Hall

11.00 Children’s Yoga: Visitor participation welcome

In every class we use imagination, story, adventure, we want our young yogis to dream big! We believe through yoga, your child will develop confidence and the ability to express themselves physically, creatively and emotionally, and be their own unique selves. Yoga has so many benefits for all ages- non-competitive atmosphere, mindful movement, breathing and relaxation and is so much fun for children and adults to take part in together. Instil in your children a life long love of yoga and the yogic life.

12.00 Cotton Palm Qigong: Visitor participation welcome

Cotton Palm Qigong – A simple but important set of health exercises – Can be done standing or seated.

1.00 Family Yoga: Visitor participation welcome

Expect fun, laughter, yoga adventures, playful stories, yoga, dance, uplifting and relaxing music, simple mantras, breathing, mindfulness and relaxation.

In our busy schedules, it’s hard to find time to actually interact with our children between school, work, clubs, laundry and parties. Families can be disconnected, so this session is the perfect way to reconnect as a family within a safe and joyful group.

Find your inner child.

Led by an experienced Yogi, Yogadance® Kids Teacher, Theraplay Coach – Stevi Pullen

2.00 Tai Chi for Arthritis: Visitor participation welcome

Carol Harradine shares with us a form of Tai Chi specifically designed for Arthritis – Demonstration and participation – Can be done standing or seated.

3.00 Yoga for Beginners: Visitor participation welcome

Yoga for beginners – If you are new to yoga, this class is the perfect way to start your journey into vinyasa flow yoga, movement with breath, with attention to breath, alignment and balance. It is suitable for anyone looking to take it easy, build confidence & restore the body.

A perfect way to begin or end your day, to ease away all your stress and tension.

4.00 Qigong: Visitor participation welcome

Eight Silk Brocade (or Eight Pieces of Treasure) Qigong – An ancient set of health exercises – Can be done standing or seated

Central Wellness Yoga Studio, Lincoln are a fully equipped yoga studio and wellness centre providing a caring, community environment where everyone can learn, teach and practice different elements of yoga, meditation, mindfulness, and other movement-based and wellbeing practices. 

Grace Bowker and her team are located at:

Central Wellness Yoga Studio, 2 Allenby Business Village, Crofton Rd, Lincoln LN3 4NL

www.centralwellness.uk

Tai Chi and Qigong: Don Harradine, PhD, (6th Duan Master Instructor)

Don has been a practitioner and teacher of Taiji, Qigong, Silat Tua and other internal arts for nearly thirty years. He has studied in the UK as well as Malaysia and China. He is an indoor disciple in Taiji and one of the few non-Malaysians who have undertaken and passed the traditional tests in Silat Tua. He believes that these arts are to be shared to all who might benefit.

Carol Harradine: Carol has been a practitioner and teacher of Taiji and Qigong for 25 years. She has specialised during this time teaching systems that benefit those with chronic diseases, in particular, arthritis. She has taught all age groups and levels of ability and is of the opinion that the internal arts have something to offer everyone.

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