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 Chi for Children

Chi for Children

A Practical Guide to Teaching Tai Chi and Qigong in Schools and the Community

Betty Sutherland

Quick Overview

Learning the Chinese arts of Tai Chi and Qigong is a great way for children to relax, have fun, and strengthen body and mind. This easy-to-use teacher training pack provides step-by-step instructions and simple techniques that enable anyone to teach Tai Chi and Qigong to children.
2011, Multiple-item retail product, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 160pp
ISBN: 978-1-84819-055-9

Availability: In stock

$49.95
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Description

Learning the Chinese arts of Tai Chi and Qigong is a great way for children to relax, have fun, and strengthen body and mind. This easy-to-use teacher training pack provides step-by-step instructions and simple techniques that enable anyone to teach Tai Chi and Qigong to children.

This interactive book and DVD set contains four tutorials that guide teachers through basic, intermediate and advanced exercises, as well as offering breathing and relaxation techniques to help create calm classrooms and beat exam stress. Proven to increase concentration levels, fitness and confidence, introducing children to Tai Chi and Qigong gives them the ideal foundation for a life of physical and mental well-being.

This exciting training programme will be an indispensible resource for anyone looking for a fresh and engaging way to improve children's focus, health and happiness, and will be a welcome addition to any classroom, gym class or youth group.

Reviews

'Praise for the programme:

'The book is very reader friendly with many photographs and a layout which supports you in recognising important points and information... This is a delightful and useful resource which I recommend.''
- SEN Magazine

'As well as the health and physical benefits to all the young people, what has been most encouraging is the impact the initiative has had within the whole school. Schools have been using Tai Chi as a means of stress relief for pupils (and staff) prior to exams, as a means of calming children down after lunchtimes, as a way of focusing children in the mornings to start the day...the program has been a huge success.'
- Andy Clay, Partnership Development Manager, Barlby School Sport Partnership, UK

'[Chi for Children] has been enthusiastically received by staff, parents and children and is now an established part of the PE curriculum. As a result of Tai Chi sessions, it is noticeable that the children are calmer and more focused. They also find it fun!'
- E. Brown, Head Teacher, Fairburn Community Primary School, UK

Authors

By (author): Betty Sutherland