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Every Monday from 10.30am to 11.30am

Shibashi simply means 18 form, which means there are 18 movements to the initial set, one that can be taught over a short period of time and there is certainly weight to this practice with over 8 million people said to be participating in it. Many of the movements are designed to start hitting the alpha brainwave state lifting your mood, reducing depression and easing anxiety. Popular in rehabilitation, with body therapists and those suffering burnout and fatigue. It will carry those who practice it regularly in good stead in a demanding, frenetic world. Its gentle movements are accessible to everyone and its health benefits are certainly as appealing as its energetic benefits.

Said to delay the ageing process and its age-related diseases, strengthening the heart, lungs and kidneys and their related functions. It increases weight loss, aids digestion, strengthens ligaments and tendons. It improves circulation, reducing anxiety, lowering blood pressure and calms the mind.

The series of gentle rocking movements that make up the form offer the organs a massage while really optimizing our bodies vascular systems. Only taking a short amount of daily practice to reap the health benefits, it is little wonder that so many are turning to Shibashi Qigong. Shibashi has proven itself to be restorative post trauma and physical ailments and is a nourishing, accessible and beautiful form. It cultivates and replenishes energy and importantly boosts the immune system

To book your place for this online session please email carers@peopleplus.co.uk or call 0300 111 9000 and a link will be sent to you.

If you require any of the accessibility features stated above please discuss these when you book and we will do what we can to make sure they are in place - please be aware we may not be able to arrange some things at short notice, such as a BSL Interpreter.