In Association with the Sapphire Academy of Tai Chi &
Tai Chi, Qigong & Meditation Group Class Timetable 2019:
Monday........8:30 - 9:30am Tai Chi for Arthritis & Falls Prevention (Abi)
Tuesday.......11am - 12pm Qigong for Health, Vitality and Relaxation
Tuesday.......5pm - 6pm Tai Chi for Beginners
Wednesday..8:30 - 9:30am Tai Chi 24 Forms and Tai Chi Qigong
Wednesday..5pm - 6pm Meditation & Mindfulness for Relaxation & Wellbeing
Thursday......8:30 - 9:30am Tai Chi for Energy & Chen Style Tai Chi Silk Coiling Exercises
Thursday......1pm - 2pm Tai Chi & Qigong for relaxation, balance & Vitality
Thursday......11am - 12pm Qigong for Health & Meditation in Motion
Friday...........8:30 - 9:30am Sapphire Tai Chi 32 Forms for Health & Stability
For class locations or more info, please phone Steve on 0405 464 069
You can also learn Sapphire Tai Chi and Qigong for Health, Balance and Relaxation online @ www.patreon.com/sapphiretaichi
Meditation & Mindfulness Day Retreat/Workshops:
The next Meditation day retreat/workshop will focus on Zen Meditation & Mindfulness, and will be held in Merimbula on Saturday 7th of September from 9:30am - 1pm. $50
Limited places available, to register for the workshop please contact Seve on 0405 464 069.
Tai Chi for Health and Wellbeing. There are weekly Tai Chi group classes in Merimbula Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at 8:30 - 9:30am @ Spencer Park. There are various sets of Tai Chi forms available, including Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention, Tai Chi for Diabetes, Tai Chi for Energy, The Tai Chi 24 Forms, Tai Chi Silk Reeling and The Sapphire Tai Chi 32 Forms (Tai Chi for Health & Stability). Tai Chi has many benefits for health and wellbeing.
For more information, class locations, to enroll in a group class or to book an appointment please phone Steve on 0405 464 069.
Sapphire Tai Chi 32 Forms. The Sapphire Tai Chi 32 Forms (Tai Chi for Health & Stability) was created by Steve Chin, inspired by Sun Style Tai Chi, Yang Style Tai Chi and Chen Style Tai Chi and is enriched with Therapeutic Qigong exercises for Health and Wellbeing. Suitable for all levels of Tai Chi students and practitioners.
To view a demonstration of the Sapphire Tai Chi 32 Forms (Tai Chi for Health & Stability), go to youtube and search for Sapphire Tai Chi 32 Forms. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOfjJQ3HNUg
Qigong for Health and Vitality. Qigong (Chi Kung) is a therapeutic form of exercise related to Tai Chi and Acupressure. Qigong involves breathing exercises combined with smooth flowing movements, meridian stretching exercises, meditation and mindfulness, visualization and relaxation methods. Sapphire Qigong is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Biomechanics and Exercise Physiology, and has many benefits for health and wellbeing. Various sets and styles of Qigong are available, including 5 Element Qigong, 8 Pieces of Brocade (Ba Duan Jin), Chan Si Gong (Chen Style Tai Chi Silk Reeling Exercises), Sapphire Qigong, Medical Qigong and Mindfulness based Meditation. There are weekly Qigong group classes in Merimbula, please refer to the list of class times above.
Merimbula Massage & Sports Therapy pricing (June 2019):
Tai Chi Group Class..............................$10/15 - per lesson
Qigong Group Class..............................$15 - per lesson
Meditation Group Class........................$15 per session
Tai Chi Personal Training.......................$65 - 60 minutes
Personal Training (Boxing).....................$65 - 60 minutes
Functional Fitness & Biomechanics......$65 - 60 Minutes
Mindfulness Based Clinical Therapy...$50 - 30 Minutes
For more information regarding Group Fitness, Personal Training (Boxing and Martial Fitness), or Integrative Exercise Therapy, please refer to the Fitness & Exercise Therapy page of this website.
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation and Mindfulness Based Clinical Therapy is also available by appointment.
Steve Chin (Instructor):
Diploma of Acupressure
Certificate IV in Massage Therapy
Tai Chi for Energy Instructor Certification
Tai Chi for Rehabilitation Instructor Certification
Tai Chi for Diabetes Instructor / Leader's Certification
Qigong for Health and Fitness Instructor Certification
Tai Chi for Arthrotis & Falls Prevention Instructor Certification
Advanced Certificate in Nutritional Sciences
International Black Belt Certification
Punchfit Certified Boxing Trainer
Certificate in Health Sciences
Sports Coaching Certificate
Practitioner Member of Massage & Myotherapy Australia
Accredited Instructor Member of Wushu, Tai Chi & Qigong Australia
Chief Instructor of Sapphire Tai Chi & Exercise Therapy Academy
Gold medalist in Wushu Tai Chi & Qigong Australia competition
Tai Chi for Health Institute Accredited Tai Chi Instructor
Exercise Medicine Australia Accredited Instructor
Member of the Practitioner Research and Collaboration Initiative