Hi all, we’re closed next week for an Easter break, but reopen from Easter Sunday. Do take care and if you can, try to do some of your own training and application of Tai Chi in daily life. The first class after Easter is the advanced class on Monday 17th April, even though it is… Read More Easter Holiday closures
Dear all, Please be advised that classes are closed from Xmas day to New year bank holiday monday. Therefore Thursday 22nd December will be the last class of the year, with classes restarting on Tuesday 3rd January 2017 at Lings Forum Leisure centre at 11am. If I don’t see you before have a most wonderful… Read More Northampton Tai Chi Xmas break
Last weekend I had the absolute good fortune to wake up at 4:30am to meet Director/Producer and film teacher Gary of UK Film School, his dog Fifi (renamed Filthy by the end of the shoot) and camera man Jason at the Peace Pagoda in Milton Keynes. We convened at 6am and waited 45 minutes for… Read More ‘Be Water, My Friend’ Tai Chi video shoot
This is the beginning of a series of articles designed to give you a wider perspective on your Tai Chi training. In Training Tips 1 I am looking at that which surrounds training with brief words about relationships in class, being clear about your goals, the need to train hard from the first lesson and… Read More Training Tips 1
Stillness Initially I thought that I would talk about how our ‘beginners’ understanding of stillness would be based on experiences prior to Tai Chi. With this in mind I decided that if I gave you an image of ‘a rabbit in the headlights’ or a child being shouted at to ‘sit still and stop fidgeting’… Read More Stillness and Wu Wei
This article is an attempt at setting your expectations on what can be achieved from the first few years of Tai Chi study. The areas discussed are as follows: Health The form Martial skills/self-defence Spiritual advancement The article concludes with a brief section outlining some tips on how to speed your progress. 1. Health Benefits… Read More Setting Expectations for Beginners
Hi everyone. Welcome to our new blog where you’ll be able to find information about Tai Chi along with important class and event updates. Enjoy!