Chen Taiji Cloud Hands
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Chen Taiji Cloud Hands For students wishing to practice at home, here some resources to help. In the Chen style Tai Chi movement “Wave Hands like Clouds” (Yun Shou) this uses the double arm silk reeling movement with a side … Read More

Knee Alignment Tai Chi
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In Tai Chi and Qigong practice, correct knee alignment is often neglected which can lead to pain, injury and long-term damage. As the largest and most complex joint in the body the knee is more likely to get damaged than … Read More

Taiji Seminar November
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Taiji Seminar November 2013 I am very proud to be sharing the news that my friend and peer Mat Ward will be our guest instructor in Horsham this autumn. I cannot rate Mat highly enough in regards to his knowledge, … Read More

Greensand Marathon for Dog Rescue
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Greensand Marathon for Dog Rescue One of my Tai Chi students is running the Greesand Marathon on 13 October 2013 in support of Allsorts Dog Rescue. Rob has first hand experience of the great work they do at Allsorts Dog … Read More

September Schedule 2013
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September Schedule 2013 Here is our autumn schedule of Tai Chi and Qigong morning and evening classes with instructor Nicola in Horsham, Crawley and Findon Valley, Worthing.  Bookings are open, please reserve your place in advance for all formal courses.  … Read More

Autumn Womens Qigong
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Autumn Womens Qigong We are delighted to announce our Earth Qigong for Women course will return in October 2013. We have a new venue at the 5th / 10th Horsham Weald Scouts Hut on Bennett’s Field, off the Brighton Road … Read More

Taiji Qigong Chronic Fatigue
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How the Classical Chinese Arts can aid the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome One of my students has written a personal account of her Qigong practice relating to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): I had been diagnosed with CFS in 2009, … Read More

Organ Health in Taiji Qigong
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Organ Health in Taiji Qigong There are over 70 organs in the human body which work together to keep us alive. The core of our health and longevity stems from how well our internal organs function.  Poor lifestyle can reduce … Read More

Importance of Silk Reeling
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Silk reeling is at the centre of Chen style Tai Chi training, helping the student to develop strength, internal energy, co-ordination, body awareness, unity in movement, relaxation and grounding. Also known as Chan Si Jin; Chan (pulling), Si (silk) and … Read More

Laojia Yi Lu Video
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Laojia Yi Lu Video Sharing with you youtube clip resources of the Chen style Tai Chi long form, Laojia Yi Lu (74 steps) following the form by Grand Master Chen Zhenglei. Read over the movement names here. Grand Master Chen … Read More

August Schedule
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August Schedule Find our what’s on in August 2013 with Earth Balance Tai Chi. Lots of outdoor sessions in Horsham Park planned and our drop-in classes will continue through to our summer break.  Scroll down for news of our new … Read More

Improving Health Naturally
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Improving Health Naturally Are you happy with your health? Imagine this scenario; ‘You go to the Doctors surgery for a general check up with a few nagging problems and he offers you a course of tablets that could offer the … Read More

Peng Lu Ji An
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Peng Lu Ji An This foundation drill of Chen style Tai Chi covers the four primary martial movements of Peng (ward-off), Lu (rollback), Ji (squeeze press), An (push down).  The following youtube video clips show this movement with various Masters … Read More

Bagua and Qigong Germany Review
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Bagua and Qigong Germany Review In May 2013 Master Frank Allen and Tina Chunna Zhang visited Darmstadt in Germany for their annual training trip. Here’s my personal review of a fantastic week of training and learning. A huge thank you … Read More

Chen 18 Form Resources
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  For our students, here are recommended Chen Tai Chi 18 Form clips and drills on youtube, also click here to read the movement names. Grand Master Chen Zhenglei   Grand Master Chen Zhenglei – Rear Orientation   Grand Master … Read More