Deception Training
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Deception Training

Deception Training Body Language and the Mind Body Connection The relationship between Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation practice and how you hold yourself in stillness and movement. The Stress Response What does the fear, stress, anxiety, scared, afraid, discomfort or nervous response look like in your posture and movement? Posture: Hands are hidden or closed,…

Winter Qi for the Kidneys
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Winter Qi for the Kidneys

Winter Qi for the Kidneys Winter is yin by nature, a time for consolidating, stillness and retreating within. It is a dark, cold, wet and icy time. The winter solstice is seen as absolute yin, with the tiniest spark of light within. It is easy for our vitality to become depleted in this season, as…

Autumn Qi for the Lungs
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Autumn Qi for the Lungs

Autumn Qi for the Lungs Autumn is a mellowing and contracting time of year that is governed by the metal element and the lungs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Here are my suggestions for strengthening your lungs as the weather turns cooler. Lungs and Large Intestines in TCM The lung is known as a yin…

Healthy Movement Livestream
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Healthy Movement Livestream

Healthy Movement Livestream Online Tai Chi & Qigong for Health In response to the current health difficulties, we now offer two online Tai Chi and Qigong live-stream classes each week. These lessons are available globally. You don’t need a lot of space, a step or two in any direction and pets are welcome. These classes…

Newport Tai Chi Winter Spring 2020
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Newport Tai Chi Winter Spring 2020

** CLASS CLOSED ** Our community class in Newport on the Isle of Wight closed in March 2020 under goverment mandate, and permanently closed in September 2021. We apologise for the inconvenience. To locate a Tai Chi instructor in the UK visit www.taichiunion.com Winter – Spring Term 2020 Join our community Tai Chi and Qigong…

Chronic Pain Qigong Livestream
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Chronic Pain Qigong Livestream

Chronic Pain Qigong Livestream Come along to our monthly online livestream for those living with chronic pain, who would like to explore gentle and powerful movements for both mind and body.  Join instructor Nicola from the warmth and comfort of your own home for an hour of self discovery, discussion and practice in a private…

Newport Tai Chi Autumn 2019
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Newport Tai Chi Autumn 2019

** CLASS CLOSED ** Our community class in Newport on the Isle of Wight closed in March 2020 under goverment mandate, and permanently closed in September 2021. We apologise for the inconvenience. To locate a Tai Chi instructor in the UK visit www.taichiunion.com Autumn 2019 Join our community Tai Chi and Qigong class in Newport…

Chronic Pain Course IOW
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Chronic Pain Course IOW

Chronic Pain Course IOW ReMap Course Summary – March to June 2019 Wednesday 12 June 2019 saw the completion of the 12 week ReMap course in Newport on the Isle of Wight, a movement and stillness class for those living with chronic pain. Over the duration I introduced the students to ‘Hibernating Bear Tai Chi’, covering…

ReMap Course Isle of Wight
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ReMap Course Isle of Wight

ReMap Course Isle of Wight Movement and Stillness for Health and Wellbeing March – June 2019 Isle of Wight charity the Independent Arts are launching a new project entitled ‘ReMap’ on 20th March in conjunction with the ‘Chronic Pain’ department at St Mary’s Hospital. This project is designed to help people manage their chronic pain…

Tai Chi Qigong for Ehlers Danlos
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Tai Chi Qigong for Ehlers Danlos

Tai Chi Qigong for Ehlers Danlos Exploring the potential of Tai Chi and qigong exercises to aid the genetic connective tissue disorder called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Instructor Nicola lives with hypermobility EDS, you can read her journey in health here.  Living with a different health base-line from the norm comes with plenty of challenges, from…