Tai Chi Class in Crystal Palace/ Upper Norwood – try a free taster class Reduce stress and improve fitness and general well being All levels of Tai Chi are catered for from beginners to expert
The class is an hour to an hour and a half depending on level of ability. We also run a Tai Chi combat class on the last Sunday of each month.
The main focus of the class is Yang Style Long Form Tai Chi The class also covers: Gung Jing: energy building exercises which incorporate dynamic breathing and movement. Chi Gong (氣功): breathing exercises, including the “Eight Treasures Chi Gong”, that are also forms of meditation helping to build energy levels. Pushing Hands (推手): two man exercises which build awareness of the body structures used in the Tai Chi form. Tai Chi Combat: practical applications of Tai Chi as a martial art. Weapons forms of Tai Chi are also optionally taught. Currently we are learning the Sword Form. Additional Tai Chi forms will be added as the class progresses.
Where and When:
Tai Chi Classes take place every Tuesday evening from 8pm to 9 / 9:30 pm at Harris City Academy, Maberley Rd, London, SE19 2JH
What happens after the taster? Cost of the class is £35 per four week block
What about Tai Chi combat? Tai Chi Combat Classes take place on the last Sunday of every month from 11am to 12:30pm Anerley Methodist Church, Oakfield Road, Anerley, SE20 8QA Combat class costs £10 per session. You don't have to attend the Tuesday evening class to be able to attend the combat class, but you do need to be doing the Tai Chi form with an instructor.
Kevin Moloney has been teaching Tai Chi for the last 18 years. He is a registered advanced instructor with the Tai Chi Union of Great Britain. He is also a member of the Independent Martial Arts Sports Association.