Free tai chi lessons: Monday 24 and Wednesday 26 July, 6.30pm, at Clayton Park School hall, Wattle Farm Road, Wattle Downs, Manurewa.
Do you want to get fitter and healthier? Do you feel stressed or have trouble sleeping? Maybe you’d love to wave goodbye to the aches and pains of middle-age? If so, then say hello to Kia Ora Tai Chi. Read More
Over May to June 2017, I led a successful pilot programme for six weeks to teach tai chi to four young blind and low-vision students.
The results were amazing with positive changes noticeable by the third lesson.
The biggest improvements occurred in the areas of balance, posture, fall prevention and stress management. Read More
Energy – we all want more!
Tai chi is the only exercise I know that seems to give you energy or at least makes you feel more energised.
Why is tai chi so good for energy. How does it help us to relax, refresh and revitalise? Read More
Do you want to get fitter and healthier? Do you feel stressed or have trouble sleeping? If boot camps are not for you or you want to wave good-bye to the gym then say hello to Kia Ora Tai Chi.
Free tai chi lessons: Monday 13 and Wednesday 15 February, Clayton Park School hall, 6.30pm. Read More
In the beginning, there was a supreme nothingness and then there was tai chi (supreme everything). Read More
Do you wish you had a magic wand so you could be better at tai chi? Do you believe that your lack of coordination will hold you back or that you’re not ‘naturally gifted’?
The truth is out there… Read More
What made me leave my tai chi school of nearly 14 years to become an instructor for the Tai Chi for Health Institute?
I had been stuck on a plateau for some time. I searched for more stimulation and development; I read books, trawled through the Internet and tried a couple of different tai chi schools.
I even organised a tai chi tour to China and climbed the sacred Wudangshan (Wudang Mountain), the spiritual home of tai chi.
And then I discovered…
There’s a lot to love about tai chi – especially that you can do it almost anywhere at any time.
Wherever I am during the day and across the world, it is easy to practice tai chi. One of my most memorable tai chi locations was in the Kyzylkum (Qizilqum) Desert in Uzbekistan. Read More
No matter what you’re confronted with, always maintain an upright body posture. This is one of the four essential tai chi principles.
But… what does upright body posture mean?
Say hello to better health with these new Kia Ora Tai Chi for Health classes starting on Mon 15 Aug, 6.15pm, in Wattle Downs, Manurewa. Ideal for beginners and suitable for adults of all ages. Try out the 6-week ‘feel better’ introductory package from $8 per class. Read More