Qigong is a Chinese martial art, similar to tai chi, that involves gentle exercise and can have many potential benefits to health and wellbeing, including improvements in:
Qigong is usually
performed standing, but it can also be adapted as chair-based exercises. If
you find other forms of exercise too strenuous or if you have difficulty with
floor-based classes such as pilates or yoga, this could be a good alternative
The slow, repetitive movements in qigong make it wonderfully meditative, so if you struggle with other forms of meditation, this form of moving meditation may work for you.
These YouTube videos will give you
some idea of the type of exercises that we will be doing: