Calendar 2019

Each Tai Ji Circle Term is 15 weeks, and there are three terms in our training year, with a break for Easter, Summer and Winter holidays.

Free Chen Taiji sessions in the Park with Shifu Liu are held on 1st Saturdays of the month as specified below, in Camden Square Gardens, London NW1, from 12:00 noon to 13:15.

Saturday workshops with Shifu Liu are generally held at St Paul’s Church Hall, Camden Square, NW1 9XG, or at the Islington Chinese Association, 21 Hatchard Road, Upper Holloway, N19. Full details are available in the Events page when the workshops are announced.

Term One: 7 January to 28 April
Half Term 27 February

Tai Ji in the Park
2 February
2 March (no workshop as Church party)
6 April

Workshops
12 January     Foundation Chen Taiji
26 January     19 Form
2 February     Tai Ji Ball and Single Sabre
9/16 March    Laojia yi lu
8-15 April       Chen Ziqiang in London (to be confirmed)
12-14 April    Master Chen weekend workshops Fri-Sun – details to come
Easter 19 – 27 April: holiday, no classes
(Sunday 28 April will be normal classes)

 Term Two: 29 April to 15 August (extra 3 days for bank hols)
Half Term 19 June

Tai Ji in the Park
4 May
1 June
6 July
3 August

Workshops
4 May     Foundation
25-26     May Bank holiday – London weekend workshop
1 June     Tai Ji Jian
22/29 June  Laojia Er lu
6 July      19 Form
14 July (Sunday, Camden Summer Festival, Tai Ji Display- to be confirmed)
20 July    56 Competition Form
3 August Summer – Tai Ji Eyebrow Stick Workshop

Term Three: 2 September to 15 December
Half Term 24 October

Tai Ji in the Park
7 September
5 October
2 November
7 December (no session)

Workshops
7 Sept            Foundation
21/28 Sept  Laojia Yi Lu
18 October  Zhu Changhai (to be confirmed)
2 Nov             19 Form
16/23 Nov   Xinjia Yi Lu
8 Dec            Sunday Assessments
14 Dec          AGM, Performances – Party
15 December, last Classes of 2018

TJC Foundation Course Dates 2019

Tai Ji Circle’s Foundation Chen Taiji training courses for beginners, dates as follows, booking 8 classes and attending twice a week to get the maximum benefit. It is recommended to attend the course, and then continue attending the classes to gain a greater understanding of the practice and become thoroughly  familiar with the movements. Tai Ji skill is slowly acquired through repetition of the basic movements and patterns.

Term One
1)  13 January to 7 February
13, 17, 20, 25, 27, 31 January
2, 7, February

2)  17 February to 14 March
17, 21, 24, 28 February
3, 7, 10, 14 March

3)  24 March to 9 May
24, 28 March; 7, 18, 28 April, 2, 5 + 9 May

Term Two
1)  12 May – 6 June
12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 May, 2, 6 June

2)  16 June–11 July
16, 20, 23, 27, 30 June; 4, 7, 11 July

3) 21 July– 15 August
21, 25, 28 July; 1, 4, 8, 11, 15 August

Term Three
1)  8 September to 3 October
8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29 September, 3 October.

2)  13 October to 3 November
13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 October. 3, 7, November

3)  17 November to 12 December
17, 21, 24, 28 November. 1, 5, 8, 12 December