Hibernating Bear Tai Chi
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Hibernating Bear Tai Chi

Hibernating Bear Tai Chi “Build a Strong Foundation for Mind and Body Health” The phrase “Hibernating Bear” comes from instructor Nicola’s ethos to make authentic Tai Chi and Qigong available to all abilities of students, no matter age, physical ability or location. The online hibernating bear lessons follow the Taoist principles of kindness, modesty and…

Detoxing through Movement
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Detoxing through Movement

Detoxing through Movement The Importance of the Lymph System to Health Most of us know that a sedentary lifestyle causes health to decline, and yet a large part of the population of all ages do not move or exercise regularly. Sitting at a desk, lounging on the sofa, driving, lying in bed and so on….

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…

Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi
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Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi

Psoas Muscle in Tai Chi The psoas (pronounced so-az) muscle isn’t well known and yet plays a huge role in our bodies. It is the deepest muscle in the body and unlike most other muscles it lays buried.  This muscle is vital for appropriate alignment/structure, full muscular range of motion and correct joint rotation. Location…

Tai Chi Gift Vouchers

Tai Chi Gift Vouchers

Tai Chi Gift Vouchers Give the Gift of Health & Wellbeing Our gift vouchers make a unique and thoughtful present for any occasion. Whether celebrating a birthday, wedding anniversary, or for Christmas and Valentines day, give the gift of Tai Chi, Qigong and Taoist meditation. Help make a positive step in a loved one’s life…

Tai Chi for Ankylosing Spondylitis
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Tai Chi for Ankylosing Spondylitis

Tai Chi for Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) An auto-immune disease causing inflammation of the spine, vertebrae, sacrum and can also affect other major joints.  The connective tissues; tendons and ligaments harden (ankylosing) where they attach to the bone.  At the later stages of progression, the spine can fuse together. Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptoms & Effects Fatigue Joint…

Static Stance Training Tai Chi
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Static Stance Training Tai Chi

Static Stance Training Tai Chi As a beginner, Tai Chi can be perceived as something quite simple.  Yet the emphasis on achieving the correct posture whilst relaxing the body and breathing deeply can be quite difficult at first.  As soon as you concentrate on dropping your shoulders, your lower back closes.  Ok, try again…. as you…