What's on Weekly classes in Yorkshire Qi Gong, Leeds Qi gong and tai chi can be helpful with recovering from the side-effects of breast cancer treatment including immobility and fatigue. It can also be helpful with lowering stress levels. Like acupuncture qi gong and tai chi are drawn from ancient Chinese medical traditions. They combine graceful and gentle physical movements with relaxation, meditation and breathing exercises which helps to balance the flow of energy or ‘chi’ through the body. Both of these forms of physical and mental exercise encourage you to bring focused attention to your movements and your breath in the present moment. That can also be done seated. This means they are the perfect type of exercise if you are feeling tired or have physical limitations. Regular practice of qi gong and tai chi may be beneficial to your health by lowering stress levels, improving flexibility, increasing stamina, promoting activity and improving both emotional and physical wellbeing. Booking for this event has now closed.