The Anti Guru

I describe myself as the anti-guru. My role as a Tai Chi and Qigong instructor is not to elevate myself onto a pedestal, and to ensure that you as a student don’t elevate me either. I’m the average person, living … Read More

How Do You Do What You Do?

How Do You Do What You Do? This questions was posed to me by one of my students who lives with chronic health. She was aware of my health baseline, and asked how I do what I do as a … Read More

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. When learning Tai Chi, there are several highs and lows along the way. Sometimes students will say “The resources aren’t enough”. … Read More

Laojia Yi Lu Video

The Chen style 74 Tai Chi form is slow movement empty hand form, a powerful internal martial art that combines silk reeling energy spiralling movements and low stances with deep breathing, mind intent and martial spirit. “This isn’t your grandmother’s … 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