TJC Calendar 2020

All Beginner Chen Taiji Courses and workshops for Term Three 2020 may be altered depending whether they can take place Face to Face with Zoom online or just on Zoom. Numbers for FtF workshops will be reduced to maximum of 10 people.

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 currently online with Shifu Liu are held on 1st Saturdays of the month as specified below, in Camden Square Gardens, London NW1, from 10:00 noon to 11:00 BST, see our Virtual page.

Saturday workshops with Shifu Liu currently online, 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.

TJC Workshops 2020

Term Two: 8 May to 19 August (Wednesday)

Saturday Workshops (Times 13:00 to 16:00) Live on Zoom and FtF
8 August                 Laojia Er Lu – Cannon Fist
21-23 August        Summer workshop with Shifu Liu, Foundation, 19 Form, Laojia Yi and Er Lu
21 August               Time: 18:00 – 20:00
22-23 August       Times 13:00 – 16:00

SUMMER BREAK – 24 AUGUST TO 4 SEPTEMBER

Term Three: 6 September to 17 December (Thursday)
Half Term 24 October

 Free Tai Ji in the Park – Online or in Camden Square (11:30–12:45 time change from September)
5 September, 3 October, 7 November

Saturday Workshops (Times 13:00 to 16:00) Live on Zoom and FtF
12 September      Foundation Chen – theory and practice for all levels
19 September     19 Form
26 September     Chen Sabre (FtF only)
3 October              Laojia Yi Lu
17 October            Chen Sword (FtF only)
Zhu Changhai visiting 8th Duan Grandmaster
 Push Hands & Applications – postponed til 2021
7, 14 November  Xinjia Yi Lu (2 part workshop)
21 November       Xinjia Er Lu
12 December       AGM, performances party


TJC Foundation Course Dates 2020

Tai Ji Circle’s Foundation Chen Taiji training courses for beginners, dates as follows. Course will be FtF where possible and on live on Zoom in Term Three.

By 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 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