How to escape from the ‘No Sleep Club’

How to escape from the ‘No Sleep Club’

It’s a night club, but there’s no dancing or happiness. The ‘No Sleep Club’ is no fun at all. It feels like you are stuck at the Hotel California – “You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave”.

Extensive research and clinical trials by a New Zealand doctor has identified five ways to escape from insomnia.
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New tai chi class to reduce stress and improve health

New tai chi class to reduce stress and improve health

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 learning tai chi.

Free “tai chi taster sessions” will be held on Monday 29th and Wednesday 31st July, 6.30-7.15pm. Read More

Can tai chi cure the common cold?

Can tai chi cure the common cold?

There is no magic, instant cure for the common cold. Depending on your immune system, plus how much time and rest you can give yourself, most people will overcome a cold virus in a week or so.

But, if you are aware of the risk factors of catching a cold then tai chi could help to reduce these risks and maybe the severity of a cold.   Read More

Tai chi calms and grows your brain

Tai chi calms and grows your brain

Your brain while meditating – calm, clear and confident. Your brain doing tai chi – calm, clear, and confident.

This is no coincidence.

Even my newer students notice how the more experienced students ‘get in the zone’ when doing tai chi. They want that, too. Don’t we all? Discover the key to this: Read More

Free World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 

Free World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 

Come along to the FREE World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in Cornwall Park. You’ll learn easy, flowing steps of tai chi and the deep, healthy breathing of qigong. No experience necessary. Free, fun, family-friendly and ideal for all age groups.

When: Saturday 27 April 2019, 9.30 – 11.30am (The tai chi starts at 10am). Read More

Free tai chi for beginners on 11 & 13 February

Free tai chi for beginners on 11 & 13 February

Free tai chi for beginners on Monday 11th and Wednesday 13th February in Wattle Downs, Manurewa.

Tai chi is enjoyable, easy on your joints and will help you increase your fitness, reduce stress, improve your balance and stay stronger for longer. It is ideal for complete beginners and adults of any age. Read More

Free tai chi in Cornwall Park

Free tai chi in Cornwall Park

Free tai chi sessions in Cornwall Park will be held on most Tuesday evenings and Sunday mornings in December and January. Ideal for all ages and beginners.

If you’ve ever wanted to give tai chi a go, here’s your chance to learn from a qualified instructor with over 20 years martial arts experience.

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Tai chi is the perfect fit for fitness

Tai chi is the perfect fit for fitness

People often ask whether tai chi can help with fitness. When I say “YES” they ask how is this possible when you don’t ‘huff and puff’ while doing tai chi?

Find out the truth on how something so slow and graceful as tai chi can give you the benefits of a more vigorous workout. Read More