Chronic Health Tai Chi Livestream

Chronic Health Tai Chi Livestream

Chronic Health Tai Chi Livestream Online Group Classes via Zoom UK Join our virtual Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation class for those living with chronic illness, chronic pain and chronic fatigue. This weekly class is from instructor Nicola’s ‘Hibernating Bear’ syllabus, combining seated and standing Tai Chi and Qigong movements with meditation and relaxation techniques….

Chronic Health Warrior
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Chronic Health Warrior

Chronic Health Warrior I’d like to introduce you all to Ren, a young man with complex health needs who has channelled his experience into song writing and music. I’ve not been blown away by new music for a while. Ren has released a song called “Hi Ren”, which details his inner conflict over living with…

Self Managing Chronic Pain
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Self Managing Chronic Pain

Self Managing Chronic Pain For those living with chronic pain who would like to be active in their self care management, read over a number of free online resources that aim to naturally and holistically support you.  Explore gentle and powerful movements for both mind and body.  Tai Chi, Qigong and meditation instructor Nicola lives…

Health Baselines

Health Baselines

Health Baselines Learning to Take Care of Yourself In my classes I often talk about exercising and training gracefully to your own physical baseline. This phrase comes from my teacher Casey Kochmer, from Personal Tao.  Read his article on baselines here. We all have a unique health baseline, that changes with the ebb and flow of…

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…

Tai Chi Qigong for Injury Recovery
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Tai Chi Qigong for Injury Recovery

Tai Chi Qigong for Injury Recovery In this article I would like to explore the benefits of using Tai Chi and Qigong as restorative exercises to help during injury recovery.  Over the years I have worked with many students to aid physical rehabilitation after accidents and injury, from frozen shoulders, twisted knees and falls, to…

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…

Living with EDS
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Living with EDS

Living 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 it…

Tai Chi and Hypermobility Joint Syndrome
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Tai Chi and Hypermobility Joint Syndrome

Tai Chi and Hypermobility Joint Syndrome As a Tai Chi Instructor I live with hypermobility joint. The good news is that Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Meditation are all recommended ways to help manage the symptoms of this connective tissue disorder. I changed career becoming a Tai Chi and Qigong instructor as my physical health…