Tai Chi Beginners/Improvers
PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS A MIX OF FACE TO FACE CLASSES AND ZOOM, GENERALLY 2 WKS FACE TO FACE, THEN 2 WKS ON ZOOM. FACE TO FACE CLASSES ARE TO BE HELD ON FRIDAYS AT NEW EARSWICK BOWLS CLUB 1PM-2PM. ZOOM CLASSES ARE TO BE HELD ON A WEDNESDAY 18:15-19:15PM (PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR THE DATES FOR THE OPTIONS)
Improve your Health and Wellbeing with Wudang Tai Chi Chuan. Ideally this course is suitable who have previous experience of Tai Chi although beginners are most welcome. On the course you will continue to learn Wudang Tai Chi Hand Form, to help improve the balance, flexibility, structure and general health and wellbeing. You will tackle the 'complex movements' to help improve your brain power and memory and reduce stress. Tai Chi makes you feel more positive and happier. By the end of the course you will understand the basic self defence techniques from Tai Chi.
Prosp User 3
A basic level of fitness is required to participate in these classes as you will mostly be standing.
This course is also suitable for 'returners' and those wanting to continue learning Wudang Tai Chi Chuan. Perfect for those who have trained in this style before. Please ensure you notify York Learning of any contra indications to exercise before starting this course.
Prosp User 4
Please wear flat soled shoes/trainers/Tai Chi slippers, trousers and loose clothing and bring a bottle of water to class. Please make sure you have a suitable space available to exercise in, where you will be able to see your screen easily and safely. Prosp User 5
Please note there will be no class on week commencing 24th October – half term

Face to Face classs
Fri 16th Sept 13:00-14:00
Fri 7th and 14th Oct 22 13:00-14:00
Fri 4th & 11th Nov 22 13:00-14:00
Fri 2nd & 9th Dec 13:00-14:00

Zoom classes
Wed 21st & 28th September 18:15-19:15
Wed 19th October 18:15-19:15
Wed 16th & 23rd Nov 18:15-19:15

Prior to the start of the course please ensure that you can access Zoom on the device you are using for the online sessions.

You will receive your Zoom login details by email around 24 hours before the course is due to start, or at the earliest opportunity if you enrol after this point. Please keep your Zoom code safe as you will need the same code for each class. Please join Zoom five minutes before your session is due to start and remain in the “waiting room”. Your tutor will then admit you to the class once your session is ready to begin. If you require help to download or use Zoom, please email ictskills@york.gov.uk at least a week before your course starts and we will endeavour to provide assistance.

If you have any health problems or difficulties that you suffer from which you feel may impact on your ability to participate in this class please email york.learning@york.gov.uk with the class you will be attending (title/code/tutor) and we will forward this onto the relevant tutor who will, if they feel it appropriate, contact you before your first class to discuss this with you.
Prosp User 6

COVID classroom safety

COVID classroom safety
When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue. When attending a face to face course, learners and staff will be expected to conform with the COVID-19 guidance in place at each venue.
Please note that York Learning have no control over guidance in buildings which may go over and above government guidance or recommendations. Please note that York Learning have no control over guidance in buildings which may go over and above government guidance or recommendations.
There is now no enforced isolation, however we still strongly recommend that if you have tested positive for COVID, have symptoms, or just feel unwell you do not come to class, however we cannot enforce this. There is now no enforced isolation, however we still strongly recommend that if you have tested positive for COVID, have symptoms, or just feel unwell you do not come to class, however we cannot enforce this.
If you are living with someone with COVID symptoms or who has tested positive but you feel well, you are able to attend class if you wish, If you are living with someone with COVID symptoms or who has tested positive but you feel well, you are able to attend class if you wish,
As of April 1st 2022 lateral flow tests are no longer freely available, therefore whilst we agree that it is good practice to take a test we will no longer be recommending that learners take a test before attending class. As of April 1st 2022 lateral flow tests are no longer freely available, therefore whilst we agree that it is good practice to take a test we will no longer be recommending that learners take a test before attending class.
Face coverings can still be worn if you wish but these are no longer required. Please follow the 'catch it, bin it, kill it' guidance issued by the government and City of York Council. Face coverings can still be worn if you wish but these are no longer required. Please follow the 'catch it, bin it, kill it' guidance issued by the government and City of York Council.
Please note that we will not be able to offer refunds in the event that a course is moved from a venue to online in cases of increased risk unless the course cannot be taught online. In this case a pro-rata refund may be offered. Please note that we will not be able to offer refunds in the event that a course is moved from a venue to online in cases of increased risk unless the course cannot be taught online. In this case a pro-rata refund may be offered.

Learners who live in devolved authorities

Learners who live in devolved authorities
York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. York Learning receives government funding which allows us to offer courses at a lower cost. The guidelines relating to devolution means that we cannot apply this funding to learners who live in devolved areas such as the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.
If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area. If you live in one of these areas we would recommend that , before committing to a course with York Learning, you explore options to study the course in your local area.
If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost. If you would prefer to continue your learning with York Learning please note that the price of the course could be double the advertised cost.
In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment. In this case, please contact us on 01904 554277 to complete your enrolment.
BT1/GP4
16/09/2022
09/12/2022
13:00 - 14:00
Wednesday & Friday
1.00 hrs per wk
12 weeks
Betty Sutherland
90.00
No reductions apply