Chen Tai Chi Online Tuition

£32.00£40.00

1 hour live online private lesson.

Learn Chen style Tai Chi from the comfort of your own home via Zoom with instructor Nicola. Progress through the Chen Tai Chi syllabus at your own pace and develop authentic Tai Chi movements and skills. Learn the signature Chen style body mechanics, principles of movement, silk reeling drills, Zhan Zhuang and the empty hand forms. This online private class is for the type of person who enjoys being engaged in the learning process and active in their training.

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Description

Your Location: We are based in the UK and operate on either GMT or BST (GMT+1) time zones. Lessons are available globally.

Level: Suited to students who have some experience and understanding of the basic body mechanics and foundation movements. You are welcome to send through a short video of your movements/form to check suitability. Please get in touch with instructor Nicola via the online form/email to set up an initial online 15 minute chat.

Instructor: Nicola of Earth Balance Tai Chi

Syllabus


LESSON FORMAT – Option 1: Online Lesson

What is included in the lesson?

  • The cost of this class includes a one hour live online tuition with instructor Nicola.
  • These classes are interactive and are a mixture of instructor demonstration, student observation, practice and correction.
  • Within the lesson, we work within the small space of the web cam view.

What is included outside of the lesson?

  • The cost is for one hour of online tuition only.
  • No further resources provided.

LESSON FORMAT – Option 2: Lesson + Notes/Homework

What is included in the lesson?

  • The cost of this class includes a one hour live online tuition with instructor Nicola.
  • These classes are interactive and are a mixture of instructor demonstration, student observation, practice and correction.
  • Within the lesson, we work within the small space of the web cam view.
  • The bulk of your practice and exploration is done outside of the online class.

What is included outside of the lesson?

  1. After the lesson you will be sent homework. This may be a review of the previous lesson or self-led learning to prepare for the next lesson.
  2. Practice.
  3. Upload your video to the ‘Tai Chi cloud’ and send your questions via email.
  4. You will receive an email with corrections and feedback.
  5. Practice.
  6. Next lesson.

Instructor Nicola will provide you with links to books and DVDs to purchase as a supplement to your training.


Flexibility: You have the flexibility to set the pace of learning to suit your needs. Whether monthly, bi-monthly, weekly whatever works for you and the available time you have to practice.

Online Lessons Caveat: Please note that tutoring online is not a replacement for in person classes. Tai Chi should ideally be taught in a hands on manner, where movement, posture and alignment corrections are given and shown physically.

Medical History: As with all medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health, please consult with your Doctor prior to starting a class. Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation are not a replacement for conventional medical treatment.  Please advise instructor Nicola prior to class of any medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health that may prevent you from safely taking part. Our privacy policy is noted here.


TERMS

Format: Over Zoom, Skype or Facebook video call.

Duration: One hour for one person.

Advance Payment Method:  Debit or credit card via Paypal only (you do not need a Paypal account).

Requirements: Highspeed broadband internet connection, web camera, computer microphone, computer speakers. Your webcam must be set up and tested in advance so that your whole body is shown in the video screen with speakers and microphone working.

Bookings: Once you have purchased this product, instructor Nicola will contact you to arrange your lesson time. If you would like to check in advance whether a particular time/date is available, please contact Nicola in advance.

Terms: 24 hours notice for cancellations, no refunds within this time frame.

Legal: We are based in the UK and governed by UK jurisdiction.


As with all medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health, please consult with your Doctor prior to starting a class. Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation are not a replacement for conventional medical treatment. All students will be required to complete a medical history form prior to joining a class.

Additional information

Lesson Format

Option 1 – Online Lesson, Option 2 – Online Lesson + Notes/Homework