Coming up this Spring term we have outdoor classes with Tai Chi For Health and Follow Along Qi Gong, a Tai Chi workshop with my teacher Master Yuan Li Min in July, a new format for the strength-building class, and new terms for the evening Tai Chi class in Clapton and 18-step Kung Fu online from 20th April. More on all this is below…
Follow Along Qi Gong: These simple outdoor classes take place amongst the beautiful natural scenery around Walthamstow Marshes on Thursday mornings. We train basic exercises from the Five Element Qi Gong and soak up the vibes. This term runs from 27th April for three weeks at 7.30-8.30am. Book a block of three classes for £30 or drop in for £15 a session. In case of bad weather we train online.
Tai Chi For Health: We are training outside on Stoke Newington Common for a four week term starting 25th April. This is a gentle class that takes place 12.30-1.30pm on Tuesdays, we are learning the 13 Wudang Principles Tai Chi form at a slow and steady pace. Book in advance for as many classes in the term as you wish for £10 a session, or drop-in for £15 a class.
Traditional Wudang Tai Chi: This long-running class has ticked over and started from the beginning again. We are training the 36-step Secret Transmission Wudang Tai Chi at Lower Clapton Road on Tuesday evenings 6.30-8pm. Come join this beginners class from 25th April for £48 for a four week term.
Online 18-Step Kung Fu: This is the most advanced class on the schedule at the moment, students need to have 2 years’ experience training Tai Chi, Qi Gong or Kung Fu to attend. We do strength-training, power emission, standing stake and the dynamic 18-step Kung Fu form on Thursday evenings 6.30-8pm. This six-week term starts on 20th April, book in for the whole term for £72 or £60 for concessions. All students receive a recording of the class to train with.
Online Strength for Kung Fu: Suitable for beginners, this class takes place Wednesday mornings 8-9am and the four-week term starts 26th April. We train a handful of postures from the 18-step Kung Fu, holding each posture as low as possible for a minute a time while keeping the qi flowing. This term there will be separate legs, arms and core sections of the class, and a cool down section with slow 18-step moves at the end. Learn more here.
Tai Chi Workshop with Master Yuan Li Min: This will take place Friday 28th- Sunday 30th July in Hackney, London. We will train the 36-Step Tai Chi with my teacher Master Yuan, whose teaching style is accessible, profound and playful, Lessons will take place 10am-1pm and 3-5.30pm over 3 days. The cost is £300 or £250 for anyone coming from overseas and couples. Maximum 20 places are available and we welcome all levels, You can find out more here, and see master Yuan in action here.
As ever, please pay into my bank account where possible as it saves on fees. Otherwise you can book in for everything here. Spring is in the air and it is a fine time for training. I hope to see some of you in-person or online soon.