Tai Chi, also known as Taiji, or T’ai Chi Ch’uan (Tàijíquán) is an exercise to unify body, mind and spirit and can be practised for its health benefits; as a meditation and a highly regarded Chinese martial art.
Autumn River Tai Chi
Tai Chi Glasgow South provide Autumn River classes south of the River Clyde in Glasgow. We offer tuition in the principles of Tai Chi through practice of the Cheng Man-ching Form, Push Hands, Sabre Form, Sword Form and Fencing.
IMPORTANT CORONAVIRUS UPDATE
All classes are now suspended until further notice however I am pleased to announce the availability of all your classes to stream via the website.
To subscribe to online sessions please Register Here. Access to the streamed classes is available to all current and former Tai Chi Glasgow South Students.
If you have any difficulty signing up please don’t hesitate to drop me an email (including your name!) email@example.com or text me on 07712523876 for assistance. Hopefully we can keep our practice rolling during the current difficulties.
Stay healthy and safe everyone and stay in touch!
Tai Chi For Health
T’ai Chi takes the form of a series of slow, meditative body movements that were originally designed for self-defense. It promotes stress reduction and fosters greater physical awareness improving balance flexibility and strength. In addition to improving general health research suggests that the practice can be of benefit to sufferers of many common health conditions.
As A Meditation
Tai Chi is an exercise for the body and mind, offering a way to achieve a natural state of relaxation and a sense of inner peace and calm. It can also be treated as a Spiritual practice providing a way or path (Tao/ Dao) to help deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world we live in.
The Martial Art
As a martial art T’ai Chi Ch’uan teaches us a method of dealing with conflict employing it’s central tenets of relaxation and balance.
“The softest in the world overcomes the hardest.
The insubstantial can penetrate where there is no opening.”