When resources aren’t enough

When resources aren’t enough A delve into the Tai Chi learning process, looking at the ebb and flow of training a life-long art. How to be more productive in your training. Your Tai Chi mind is the same as your … Read More

Tai Chi for All Abilities

We have been working hard on new developments within our Tai Chi and Qigong school.  We want our classes to be accessible by the whole community.  From this, we now offer Tai Chi and Qigong for all abilities, meaning seated … Read More

Compassionate Tai Chi

Can Tai Chi and Qigong help you become more compassionate to yourself and others? Regular practice of the Classical Chinese arts helps bring about a positive change in personal health, happiness and longevity.  The slow-moving exercises slow the mind down, … Read More

Importance of Silk Reeling

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

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

Chen 18 Form Resources

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 Chen … Read More

Chen Style Warm Ups

Joint Loosening Exercises Sharing with you a number of online resources for Chen style Tai Chi warm ups.  These are a variety of body loosening exercises that we start all of our classes with, warming up every major joint in … Read More