Celebrate Matariki with free tai chi and qigong 

Celebrate Matariki with free tai chi and qigong 

Join in with the Kia Ora Tai Chi team on Saturday 3 July, 2021, for a free tai chi and qigong session to celebrate Matariki and the wonderful Māori New Year.

Have fun, breathe better and make new friends with 5-Element Qigong, which is a meditative breathing programme to harmonise your mind and body. This is a great chance for a new and healthier you for the New Year. You will also learn the beautiful and flowing Hikitia te Hā (“uplifting breathing”, also known as Māori Tai Chi). Read More

Tai chi with me anytime online

Tai chi with me anytime online

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could learn tai chi from me without having to leave home? Totally awesome and don’t just dream about it. 

With my new online course, called “Tai Chi for Strength, Balance and Mobility” you can learn from me at any time that suits you, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and anywhere you have computer, tablet, big screen TV or mobile phone.  Read More

We led the world with tai chi on 24 April 2021

We led the world with tai chi on 24 April 2021

We all had a fantastic time at World Tai Chi & Qigong Day on Saturday 24 April 2021.

It’s not every day that we get the chance to lead the whole planet in a tai chi and qigong session. Due to our geographical position, Aotearoa/New Zealand was first on 24th April to celebrate World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in 2021.
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No tai chi in Cornwall Park, Sun 7 March 2021

No tai chi in Cornwall Park, Sun 7 March 2021

Sorry everyone, there will be no tai chi session in Cornwall Park on Sunday 7 March 2021.

This applies to all organised events in the park. However, you can still visit the park for your own individual recreation and exercise.

There is some good news. I provide a YouTube clip with step-by-step instructions on how to do Tai Chi for Memory so you can practice and enjoy the benefits of tai chi. Read More

New beginners class to love your heart and health Feb 2021

New beginners class to love your heart and health Feb 2021

February 2021: Here’s your chance to fall in love with tai chi and qigong. Your heart and health will thank you for it.

If you want to feel healthier, live stronger for longer and get fitter without puffing, come along to our new beginners class in Manurewa on 22nd and 24th February at 6.30pm. We are looking for adults of any age and ability, who are keen to follow their hearts and make a regular commitment to their health.
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Free summer tai chi in 2021

Free summer tai chi in 2021

2021: Always wanted to give tai chi and qigong a go? Come along to Cornwall Park for FREE Kia Ora Tai Chi sessions over January, February and March 2021. Fun for all of the family, from children to grandparents.  Read More

Better breathing, better life

Better breathing, better life

What if I told you if you could breathe your way to better health? And, by better I mean having more more energy, less anxiety, better sleep, less stress and have a better posture with less back ache.

I can show you how, which you can do anywhere, anytime – at home, at work and even on a bus or train. Read More

New tai chi class to improve health and reduce stress, July 2020

New tai chi class to improve health and reduce stress, July 2020

July 2020: If you want to get fitter without puffing, feel healthier and live stronger for longer, then tai chi can help you.

If this sounds like something you want then the team at Kia Ora Tai Chi would love to hear from you. We are looking for adults of any age and ability, who are keen to make a regular commitment to improving their health and reducing stress by learning tai chi. Read More

What is the point of seated tai chi?

What is the point of seated tai chi?

What I love about seated tai chi is that enables all to enjoy the health and wellness benefits from tai chi, regardless of ability, age, size, shape, illness or injury.

It can also be an incredibly good fitness routine to strengthen your core muscles and your back. 
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