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
8-14 April       M. Chen Ziqiang in London
8-14 April    Master Chen evening and weekend workshops

Easter 19 – 22 April: holiday, no classes (normal classes 23 –28 April)

 Term Two: 29 April to 18 August (extra days for bank hols)
Half Term 19 June

Tai Ji in the Park
4 May
1 June – cancelled
6 July
10 August

Workshops
4 May     Foundation
25–27 May Whitsun Holiday 3 day Qi Gong and Taiji Workshop
22/29 June  Laojia Er Lu form and applications
6 July       19 Form
14 July (Sunday, Camden Summer Festival, Tai Ji Display at 2.00-2.30pm)
20 July   Single Sword
10 August Qi Gong and Chen Taiji for health and well being

24 August: Tai Chi Cultural Tour with Shifu Liu at Tai Ji Circle

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 in the park)

Workshops (some dates to be confirmed)
7, 14 Sept, 5 October      Laojia Yi Lu  (3 part workshop)
19 October  Zhu Changhai visiting Grandmaster Push Hands & Application
2 Nov            Foundation – theory and practice for all levels
9, 16, 23 Nov   Xinjia Yi Lu (3 part workshop)
8 Dec            Sunday Assessments at ICA
14 Dec          AGM, Performances – Party
15 December, last Classes of 2019

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 to 13 June
12, 16, 19, 23, May. 2, 6, 9, 13, June (no classes Sunday 26 May)

2)  23 June to 18 July
23, 27, 30 June; 4, 7, 11, 14, 18 July

3) 21 July to 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