Monthly Archives: November 2010

Introduction to Qi Gong seminar in January

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On Saturday January 22nd, 2011 from 9.30am to 12.30pm, Sifu Alan Baxter will be running a Qi Gong workshop at the Kiama Mind Body Spirit Centre, at 42 Terralong Street, Kiama.

The course will teach the basics of Lohan Qi Gong (a form of Tai Chi) and will be beneficial for beginners and the more experienced alike. If you’ve never experienced Lohan Qi Gong or anything like it, this seminar will be an excellent introduction to many aspects of the art. If you’re already a student, this seminar will be invaluable in improving your skills and understanding. If you’re a Kung Fu student and have yet to try out the Qi Gong, this is a perfect opportunity for you too.

The seminar will cover:

– Basic Qi Gong warm-up exercises;

– Silk Reeling exercise;

– A variety of Yin and Yang walks, including some not usually practiced in class;

– Practice of the full 18 Lohan form, as taught in regular classes;

– A deeper exploration of meridian theory as it applies to the 18 Lohan form.

Given the three hour timeframe, there’s ample opportunity for people to ask questions and greatly improve their understanding of this powerful and beneficial art. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions in order to improve their knowledge.

Numbers are limited, but we need a minimum of 6 people to go ahead. The cost will be $40 per person, payable directly to the Centre. Please make sure you book in at the Centre and leave a deposit to ensure your place in the seminar.

You can reach the Centre on (02) 4232 4200, or drop in at 42 Terralong Street, Kiama, NSW 2533.

They have a website and a Facebook page.

Also, please feel free to give me a call on 0414 445 579 with any queries about the seminar. If you’re an existing Qi Gong or Kung Fu student, you are encouraged to come along and expand your knowledge. If you’re new to Tai Chi systems, this is a great way to get a solid feel for what it’s all about.

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End of year class times and fees for 2011

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Please note below all the times for classes over the Christmas and New Year break. A new Qi Gong class will be starting February 2011, details also below.

Don’t forget that Kids Kung Fu classes now run on Monday AND Wednesday from 4 till 5pm. All kids are welcome in one, other or both classes each week.

Please also note that annual membership falls due again in January, which is $50 per person for the entire year (family discounts apply).

HOLIDAY DATES:

Adults Kung Fu (Kiama)

Last class on Wednesday 22nd December
First class back on Monday 17th January

Kids Kung Fu (Kiama)

Last class on Wednesday December 15th
First class back on Monday January 31st

Tuesday night Qi Gong (Kiama)

Last class on Tuesday 21st December
First class back on Tuesday 15th February

Wednesday morning Qi Gong (Jamberoo)

Last class on Wednesday 22nd December
First class back on Wednesday 19th January

Please Note:

Monday morning Qi Gong (Kiama) NEW CLASS!

Starts on Monday 14th February from 9.15 to 10.30am

2011 FEES

Please note below all the times and relevant fees for classes in 2011. There are various discounts in place for families, and monthly payments available. If anything is confusing, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Annual membership falls due in January – this is $50 per person for the entire year which makes you a member of the Academy and covers insurance costs. Family discounts apply: The first family member pays $50, then each family member (spouse, child, etc.) pays $10 less. For example, three siblings training would pay $50, $40 and $30 repectively. The minimum membership fee, regardless of numbers, is $30.

T-Shirts – T-shirts are $25 each. Each subsequent t-shirt bought after the first one is $20. (This only counts for t-shirts bought at the same time.)

CLASS FEES

Adults Kung Fu (Kiama)

Monday and Wednesday, 6.00 – 7.30pm
$15 per class or $100 per calendar month.
If you train twice a week, you save money by paying monthly.

Kids Kung Fu (Kiama)

Monday and Wednesday, 4.00 – 5.00pm
$10 per class or $60 per calendar month
If kids train twice a week, you save money by paying monthly.

Tuesday night Qi Gong (Kiama)

Tuesdays, 6.00 – 7.30pm
$15 per class paid direct to KMBSC. Ask the Centre about offers.

Wednesday morning Qi Gong (Jamberoo)

Wednesdays, 9.15 – 10.30am
$10 per class, no monthly option.

Monday morning Qi Gong (Kiama)

Mondays, 9.15 to 10.30am
$15 per class paying direct to KMBSC. Ask the centre about offers.

Please double check all class start and finish dates (regarding Xmas, etc). and learn all you need to know about locations and class content at this page.

Any questions, please contact me.

Wishing you all a very merry Xmas and a happy New Year.

Sifu Alan

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No Qi Gong on Tuesday 23rd November

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Please note – there will be no Qi Gong class in Kiama next Tuesday, 23rd November. Class will resume as normal the following week.

All other classes remain unchanged.

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Kiama Kung Fu classes changing to 6pm start

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In an effort to make things easier for more students to get to class after work, the Monday and Wednesday adults’ Kung Fu classes will both start at 6pm as from Monday 22nd November. Classes will run from 6.00 to 7.30pm for beginners and 6.00 to 8.00pm for Level 1 and above.

Kids’ classes remain unchanged, from 4.00 to 5.00pm on both Monday and Wednesday.

Any queries, give us a call.

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Grading, 1st November 2010

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Congratulations to the following students in the Kids Class:

Sam Clowes
Golden Soth
Summer Soth
Christian Spong
Liam Morrison
Liam Hedges
Aidan Hedges and
Shanti Pillai

And, from the Adults’ Class:

Mark Andersen and
Matt White

all of whom passed their Level 1 grading last night. Well done, everyone!

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