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A wobble at the top of the kick 0

A wobble at the top of the kick

Tuesday in Edinburgh, and the catering crew encounters the equivalent of a ‘wobble at the top of the kick’, when the oven overheats and the smoke forces a brief evacuation of the kitchen. As well-trained tai-chi-er’s, Elizabeth and the team recover their balance and serve the planned (and delicious) sausage pasta bake only 10 minutes […]
Physios to get an introduction to the health benefits of tai chi 0

Physios to get an introduction to the health benefits of tai chi

More than 50 physiotherapy staff in the Edinburgh area (UK) will attend an event showcasing the health benefits of  tai chi. The free evening event takes place on 16 September at the National Taoist Tai Chi Centre in Edinburgh. Jo Gordon, an occupational health physiotherapist with the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh’s staff physiotherapy service, said: […]
Brightening up a grey summer 0

Brightening up a grey summer

Awareness Day in East Anglia, Great Britain, August 29 2015           A meal and an intensive on Friday night, then chanting, jai and Awareness Day on Saturday, the one day of the week it didn’t rain, made for a full and enjoyable weekend. We accompanied a rock concert in the park […]
Awareness Day in Bristol, UK 0

Awareness Day in Bristol, UK

50 Taoist Tai Chi Society participants from 3 different branches took part in the Awareness Day celebrations in Millennium Square in central Bristol.  Sparkling summer sunshine, combined with a vibrant part of Bristol city, provided a perfect setting for the display.  Many flyers for local classes were handed out, and it was perhaps our most […]
Conclusion of Tai Chi 0

Conclusion of Tai Chi

The workshop comes to a close, and it’s time to show joyful appreciation for the workshop leader, and to present the lucky money.  Also to the hard working team of volunteers who took care of us all throughout the week, particularly the kitchen team.
So much in it: Colchester 5-day Program 0

So much in it: Colchester 5-day Program

The latest news from Colchester is – on Thursday we worked on the first four moves of the set. Who’d have thought there was so much in it! Friday morning in Colchester, and before the workshop programme starts, some groups are practicing the ‘sandwich set’ while others chant. It’s Friday evening in Colchester. Day three. […]
Fun Day in Newport, Wales: April 25th, 2015 0

Fun Day in Newport, Wales: April 25th, 2015

Over 50 members gathered together for a fun day at the Western Region Centre in Newport, Wales. The morning focus was in making the centre beautiful again with a good deal of cleaning. There was also a beginner’s class and a national board meeting at the same time. A delicious lunch of beef in black […]
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