Category Archives: Uncategorized

TJC Summer Break 2017

Tai Ji Circle Summer holiday dates 2017
We will be closed in the Summer, there are no classes from 12 August – 3 September.
All classes start for Term Three on Monday 4 September.
Many thanks and look forward to seeing you in September.

Bank Holiday, 27-29 May No Classes

Important Reminder: Bank Holiday weekend, 27-29 May There are NO TJC CLASSES on Sunday 29 May at the London Irish Centre nor Monday 29 May at the Islington Chinese Association, as Shifu Liu is in Belfast teaching the Da Bei Qi Gong Weekend workshop.
CLASSES RESUME on Tuesday 30 May and continue as the normal timetable.

May Bank Holidays – Classes

May Day Bank Holiday Classes: our classes are on as normal this weekend, so if you are around come along to class:-
30 April Sunday classes at the Irish Centre
1 May    Monday classes at the Islington Chinese Association

28-29 May Bank Holiday: Sunday and Monday there are no classes those two days, other classes remain the same.

Easter Holidays

Easter Holiday: There will be no regular classes on Easter Sunday 16 April, or Easter Monday 17 April. Classes resume Tuesday 18 April and run on as before.

4-5 March Class/Venue Changes

4 March
First Free Tai Ji Class TJC MeetUp of 2017
 in Camden Square Gardens, 12 noon to 1.15pm don’t miss the opportunity of a free Chen Taijiquan class with Shifu Liu and TJC students. We will meet up outside St Paul’s Church in Camden Square at 12 noon and walk down to the gardens for an hour of tai ji. Happening on the 1st Saturday of each month.

4 March Saturday Afternoon Classes (and 1st Saturday each month)
St Paul’s Church Hall, Camden Square, NW1 9XG
13:30 – 15:30 Tai Ji 2: Single Sword/Sabre
15:30 – 17:30 Tai Ji 4: New Frame Form, Xinjia Yi Lu

5 March
Please see our Revised Class Timetable which will change from 4-5 March as we have a Sunday venue change from St Paul’s to the London Irish Centre at the bottom of Camden Square and Murray Street.
The London Irish Centre, Chapel Suite,
50-52 Camden Square, London, NW1 9XB
See our Venues page for details.

TJC holidays from 16 December to 6 January

There are no more classes in 2016 as we are now on our Christmas and New Year break.

All classes will begin from 7 January and we will put up the revised timetable and calendar for 2017 shortly.

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2017.

From Shifu Liu, Chris and TJC trustees

1 November Timetable changes

Sorry for the short notice, but now the Duan Wei tests and the Competition practice sessions are over, Shifu Liu has decided to change the timetable to accommodate more classes:- 
> Foundation class on Mondays at 6.30pm, this will be at a more challenging pace than the Sunday class but everyone welcome for this important class to refine your posture and movements for the forms. 
> The two short Dajia routines are put together on Tuesday night, the Yin and Yang of the Large Frame, with 1/2 hour for each, and 
> the new class on Wednesdays at 7.30pm is the Chen 56 Competition Form. This is a complex modern form and good to learn for competition as it demonstrates the variation in techniques and fajin of the Chen style.

5 November: Free tai chi class in London

liu-camden-square_9354sm
Shifu Liu adjust posture when teaching a short beginners Chen style form. Correct posture and movement are important to gain the benefits to health of tai chi practice.

This will be our last free tai chi session of the year and we will be in St Paul’s Hall if the weather is bad. So come and join us for a foundation class with forms or other practice suitable for all levels and new students who are beginners to tai chi, bring family and friends too.

Meeting at 1.45pm at St Paul’s Church and walking down to the square for 2.00pm, or staying in the Church hall if it’s raining.
Please email us to let us know you are coming along: [email protected], or join our MeetUp group:
or join our MeetUp Group