Try the traditional form of Chen Taijiquan (tai chi) with renowned London Chen-style master, Liu Quanjun and TJC teachers, attend two classes a week for four weeks and learn how to relax and benefit health through our practical Foundation training. Discover the hidden power in this authentic internal martial art, and learn about the underlying theories and philosophies that underpin the Chen style.
1st Course Classes: 14 January to 8 February
Sunday mornings 10-11.00am /Thursday evenings 6.30-7.30pm:
Course Dates: 14, 18, 21, 25, 28 January; 1, 4, 8, February
Tai Ji Circle are giving new structured twice a week courses to give practitioners a strong foundation in Chen taijiquan. Whether you are new to Taijiquan or more experienced, practicing the foundation is necessary to build strength, calmness, and to gain full energy. It is essential training for more advanced practice. Recommended for all students to gain a grasp of the essential requirements and understanding of the Chen style.
No previous experience is necessary.
Each Foundation Course will begin with the fundamentals and progress each week building a firm Foundation in Chen Taijiquan techniques over eight classes. You are welcome to repeat the course as often as you like to gain confidence and understanding.
Note: The training takes place at our two venues each week, Sundays at the Islington Chinese Association and Thursday evenings at St Paul’s Church hall in Camden Square. Details below.
Training will include:-
Nei Gong, internal practice,
Standing practice and posture correction for correct alignment,
Jiben Gong warm ups and silk reeling exercises
Using the natural breath,
Release and learn to soften and relax tension and stress
Gain understanding of the dantian (lower energy centre)
Use of yin yang concepts in Tai ji practice
Training for health benefits, agility and better balance
History and characteristics of Chen Taijiquan
Foundation notes • Lesson Plan for self-practice • Posture correction form Shifu Liu in class
Sundays: 10.00 – 11.00am Islington Chinese Association, 21 Hatchard Road, London N19 4NG
Thursdays: 6.30-7.30pm St Paul’s Church Hall, Top of Camden Square, London, NW1 9XG.
Special non-members cost per course:
£96 or £64 for concessions for 8 classes
Booking is required,
email queries to: [email protected]