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Staff, students and families enjoy Chinese cultural activities for wellbeing and fun

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This summer we ran Chinese cultural activities promoting wellbeing and helping families relax and get creative.

Our tai chi workshop for the University's Window into Wellbeing Week helped attendees to relax their mind and body as they experienced this ancient Chinese practice. Guided by Li Laoshi, they performed the salutation and were introduced to the 24 movements in Chinese Yang Style 24 Form Tai Chi.

Later in the same week our mask painting and calligraphy station was buzzing with activity at the University of Leeds Staff Festival. Providing an opportunity for staff to relax and have fun with their families, our table was laid out with paints, templates and resources to help them create vibrant opera mask designs.

In addition to the mask painting people could stop by and get their name written in Chinese calligraphy on a red bookmark.

Participants were so engaged in the activities that our teachers stayed beyond our planned finish time to allow everyone chance to get involved!

 

 

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