Tai Chi or Taiji is an internal martial art consisting of holistic training methodologies that transform the body and mind to produce Gong-Fu, the essence of skill
holistic: that the parts of something are inextricably linked and explicable only by reference to the whole
As well as developing a deep sense of ease and balance in ones body, the bio-mechanics and awareness one can gain from the fundamental practises comprise an essential resource for those looking to optimise performance of any kind, whether that be sports, martial arts, meditation or other movement modalities such as Yoga or Pilates.
Rooted in the profound principles of ancient Taoism, Tai Chi offers a fascinating journey of process-based experiential training. Over time sincere practise builds the fundamental physical and cognitive attributes essential for living life to the full from moment to moment and the underlying skillset necessary to do anything well: excellent physical and mental health, outstanding body-mechanics and superb awareness
Contrary to popular belief authentic Tai Chi presents a significant physical and cognitive challenge to most people regardless of previous training experience or intellectual knowledge. As such our tuition is best suited to those who are prepared to open both mind and body, learn how to train effectively and enjoy the bounty of long term rewards