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Autumn Term 2019

After a summer of outdoor classes, it’s time to go back indoors as we settle in for the autumn months. There’s Tai Chi in Stoke Newington from September 10th, and Kung Fu in Euston from September 19th. Here’s the details… Tai Chi Tuesdays from September 10th: We’re back at at the Methodist Church on Stoke […]

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On Holiday – Autumn term starts September 8th

I’m off on holiday to a music festival in Portugal. The Tuesday Tai Chi term will start September 10th, Kung Fu and Tai Chi starts at a new venue called The Place in Euston on September 19th, and there will be a Qi Gong weekend workshop at Walthamstow Wetlands on Sunday 8th September. But first; […]

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Moments From Summer Camp 2019

On the last weekend in July I went with a group of students from all over the UK (and one from outside of it) to train Tai Chi and Kung Fu in the woods in Salisbury. We had 70 acres of woodland to ourselves, a couple of ecolodges, and plenty of deer. After a weekend […]

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Update! Workshop on Walthamstow Marshes – 10th August

Update: Due to rain being forecast for 10th August, this workshop will now take place at Shellgrove Hall, Shellgrove Road, N16 8UU. The time of the workshop is still 11am-1pm. A Saturday Tai Chi workshop will take place on Walthamstow Marshes on Saturday 10th August between 11am-1pm. We’ll be training the 13 Wudang Tai Chi […]

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Summer Schedule July and August

Hi Guys, summer is here and with it a programme of outdoor classes around Hackney to make the most of the good weather. Here is the summer schedule, feel free to drop in to any classes although I would recommend you drop me a line first just in case! My number is 07531417686. Daytime Classes: […]

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Training in Nature – Upcoming Events

Throughout the summer I am running a number of classes outside, all of them are suitable for beginners as well as experienced practitioners. Students are welcome to book in advance or just drop in on the day. Here’s what’s on offer… The lovely image above was taken in the tree circle at Millfields Park, Clapton, […]

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New Outdoor Classes! On Thursday evenings and weekends

Hi there folks! As the weather warms up it is a real treat to be able to train outside in Nature, and I am taking the opportunity to do this wherever possible. The new Tai Chi and Kung Fu class on Thursday evenings in Euston is currently based in the Camden Chinese Comunity Centre, but […]

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OFF TO TRAIN IN WUDANG FOR EASTER SPRING TERM STARTS APRIL 30TH

After a busy winter term including a lovely authentic Chinese meal, it is time to wrap up and rest for Easter. I am off to Wudang to train with shifu. I’ll be looking at one of the Wudang Kung Fu forms with a mix of fast and slow movements, and then coming back and teaching […]

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WINTER TERM STARTS 8TH JANUARY BUILDING RESERVES FOR THE YEAR AHEAD

Hello and Happy New Year everyone. Term starts again from 8th January in Stoke Newington, with Thursday daytime classes in Clapton starting on the 10th, and the first weekend workshop on 2nd February. In the Tuesday evening classes we’re at the beginning of the 36-step Wudang Tai Chi form. To make the most of this […]

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HOW TAI CHI BENEFITS MENTAL HEALTH WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY: 10/10/2018

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art whose slow, fluid movements are great for stress relief and improving mood. Clinical trials have shown that training Tai Chi reduces levels of stress hormone cortisol1, and increases happy hormone endorphine2, as well as alpha and theta brainwaves which are associated with relaxation3. But why does Tai […]

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