Rani Hughes

Tai chi
qi gong

The Journey Begins Here

Be like bamboo,
the higher you grow,
the deeper you bow.

Rani Hughes is an Australian Master Trainer for the Tai Chi for Health Institute and an Occupational Therapist. She has devoted 25 years to learning Tai Chi and Qi Gong from world leading Tai Chi and Qi Gong Masters, including Professor Lun Wong, Dr Paul Lam, Master Liu Deming, and Madam Chen.

Rani is passionate about sharing Tai Chi and Qi Gong and has taught Tai Chi across Australia and around the world, including New Zealand, South Korea and Sri Lanka. She has trained hundreds of health and fitness professionals to teach tai chi to people with chronic health conditions.

Rani offers regular Tai Chi and Qi Gong sessions online. Her many years as an occupational therapist in the mental health sector and in falls prevention informs her teaching to provide enjoyable, supportive and inclusive sessions. Rani also offers ‘train the trainer’ workshops for health and fitness professionals to learn how to teach safe and effective tai chi for health classes for people with chronic conditions.

Who is Rani Hughes?

Qi Gong Classes

Monday to Friday 4.00 - 4.30pm online

Online Classes

Qi Gong is an ancient art for our modern world.

Join these daily qi gong classes to relax and rejuvenate your mind and body, develop a routine and connect with others, so vital to your wellbeing in these challenging times.

Afternoon sessions can assist our transition from “work” to “home”, day to evening, and provide an important routine to our day.

Join Rani with her many years of international teaching experience for five classes a week for only $200 per month. We invite you to try your first class as a guest.

Payment is by invoice, and service agreement if you are NDIS funded. The cost is $200 per calendar month, regardless of when you sign up within the month.

What is Qi Gong?

Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese exercise that gently moves and balances the body’s energy. This mind body practice is simple to learn and suitable for all levels of ability.

Rani teaches Dr. Paul Lam’s version of 5 Element Qi Gong. A DVD is available to support further home practice.

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the story so far

Hangin' with Shaolin Monks

In the footsteps of Masters

Anyone Can Learn Tai Chi | Tai Chi for Health with Dr Paul Lam

Dr Paul Lam, Director of the Tai Chi for Health Institute and family physician, shares his tai chi journey in "Anyone Can Learn Tai Chi".

In this 20-minute documentary, you'll learn:

  • Why Dr Lam had arthritis as early as 13 years old, and why he considers it as one of the biggest blessings of his life.
  • How he started learning tai chi.
  • Why it became his lifelong mission, spending more than 40 years to date, to find the secret of tai chi.
  • How his team brings health benefits and enjoyment in weeks rather than years. Dr Lam explains the secrets of tai chi and how they correlate with medical science.
  • Who can learn tai chi, the incredible benefits of tai chi, and about the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

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Rani Hughes
Occupational Therapist
Master Trainer, Tai Chi For Health Institute

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