Prolonged Sitting is Killing You
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Prolonged Sitting is Killing You

Prolonged Sitting is Killing You Tai Chi and Qigong to improve your posture in daily life If you have attended my Tai Chi and Qigong classes, you’ll know how emphatic I can be regarding frequent healthy movements and postural health in your daily life. By practicing the Classical Chinese arts regularly, the corrections to your…

Phoenix Alchemy Qigong Workshop

Phoenix Alchemy Qigong Workshop

“The ancient practice that energy flows in the human body like heavenly cycles through the 8 channels and 12 meridians to strengthen the body and mind.” Master Joe Lok. Workshop Title:  An introduction to Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing. Date/Time: Saturday from 10.30am – 1.30pm – TBC Autumn 2015 Content: The qigong movements. Duration:…

Roland and Robs Marathon 2014

One of our students, Rob Eggers and his friend Roland Taylor are taking on Britain’s hardest marathon (The Picnic) to raise money for a charity called The Brompton Fountain. http://www.justgiving.com/thepicnic Roland’s son Finley was born with a congenital heart problem called Aortic Stenosis, which is a narrowing of the aortic valve in his heart. At…

Living with EDS
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Living with EDS

Live with EDS / Ehlers Danlos Syndrome My Story by Tai Chi Instructor Nicola During May 2014 it is Ehlers Danlos awareness month. I have written my account of living with EDS and wanted to share this with you all. Here is my story, it is a little raw and gives honest insight into what…

Travel with Hope
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Travel with Hope

Travel with Hope A Parkinsons Disease Interview Introduction This interview on April 11, 2014 is an update to a previous interview on March 15, 2013. Meet ‘John Doe’ and read his story of learning to live with Parkinsons Disease (PD). He studied Qigong with me, instructor Nicola for a three year duration as private tuition…

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Chen Sabre Workshop 2014

Chen Sabre Workshop 2014 Seminar: Chen Style Tai Chi Sabre (Broadsword/Dao) Content: Learning the thirteen sabre techniques: rolling, closing, pricking, blocking, cutting, hacking, scooping, cross-cutting, twisting, shaking, supporting, slicing and tilting and the complete 23 movement form. Level: Open to students with minimum 6 months Tai Chi training experience. No new beginners. Day: Saturday and…

Tai Chi for Serotonin, Dopamine, Endorphins
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Tai Chi for Serotonin, Dopamine, Endorphins

Tai Chi for Serotonin, Dopamine, Endorphins Serotonin is a naturally occurring substance (chemical neurotransmitter) within the human body. It helps to control our mood, emotions, thought patterns, learning and sleep by carrying signals in between the nerve cells (neurons). It is located in the intestines, within the central nervous system, the brain and in blood…