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Tai Chi

11th May 2022 | Community, Health

Great news for those wishing to try Tai Chi as a new 7 week course for beginners will start in June, 10.30am to 11.30am on Wednesday mornings at the Fleckney Sports Centre, Leicester Rd, Fleckney, Leicester LE8 8BG.

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Look After Your Mind March 2022

27th March 2022 | Health

My wife and I have long enjoyed watching gardening programmes on TV. We have however noticed over the past couple of years that some garden designers/presenters increasingly describe quiet spots in the garden as being ‘zen’. They’re not entirely wrong, though Zen amounts to more than just peace and quiet. The word itself comes from the Chinese chan, meaning quietude. Before that it derives from a Sanskrit term meaning meditation, Sanskrit being the classical language of India. Although Zen has a long connection with Buddhism, it can also be seen as a philosophy and method for “rediscovering the experience of being alive” these are the words of Mark Watts, son of Alan Watts, who was one of the great popularisers of Zen in the west during the mid to late 20th Century.

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The Well March 2022

22nd March 2022 | Charity, Community, Health

As I write this, the sun is streaming through the window.  Do we dare hope that spring has sprung? The daffodils are out in the garden at our café and, hopefully, it’ll be warm enough soon for customers to make use of our outdoor area when they visit us.

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