WUDANG PAI TAI CHI IN LONDON
Welcome to Wudang Pai Tai Chi GB, My name is Lucia or 袁微容 (Yuan Wei Rong), I am a 16th Generation Descendant of the Wudang Clan and I teach Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Kung Fu and Wudang Sword from the Wudang Kung Fu curriculum.
Corona Virus Updates: All classes currently take place online via conference call using Zoom, details here. During this time, you can learn traditional Wudang Tai Chi on Tuesday evenings, Five Element Qi Gong for small spaces Thursday evenings, and Gentle Tai Chi on Thursday mornings. This last class is donation-based, as are our pop-up classes online; there’s the ‘Power Hour’ if you fancy breaking a sweat or ‘Slow Flow’ for a more chill experience. You can find out more about all of these lessons here; classes around Hackney and Euston will resume after the lockdown.
In addition, I have reduced my rate for private lessons on weekday daytimes, and am making a series on an immune boosting exercise known as Standing Stake on my youtube channel. Now more than ever I feel that people need the mental and physical health benefits of training Tai Chi and Qi Gong, and the sense of community that training brings with it. If you would like to find out more about what Tai Chi is and how it can help you, check out the about page, or watch the short video at the bottom of the page.
I started studying Tai Chi in 2002, and met my shifu Yuan Li Min at his school on the Wudang Mountains, China in 2006. Since then I have spent a total of around 2 years training with him full time in Wudang, and return there most years to study or take my students on retreats. In order to deepen my understanding of Tai Chi I learned Mandarin, and dived deeply into the Taoist Philosophy of balance and harmony. To hear more about my story, check out this article from Tai Chi Union magazine.
If you would like to attend a class, workshop or retreat, or have questions about any aspect of the Wudang style, you are welcome to get in contact. Alternatively, if you would like to be kept up to date with the latest events, you can subscribe to to our mailing list at the bottom of the page. Meanwhile, I hope that you enjoy the site!