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.
Face To Face Classes are Back!
Delighted to announce our return to ‘Real Life’ classes at The Gateway operating face to face weekly
New Tai Chi Beginners Class 2021
Our New session of Tai Chi Beginners Classes Started on Wednesday 25th August 2021 and runs weekly at 7pm at
100 Merrylee Road
This class is no longer accepting new beginners. If you have some T’ai Chi experience however and would like to join please get in touch…
To book your place please contact Jamie by email: email@example.com
Places are limited so booking is essential. Class Costs £35 per calendar month, your first class is free.
If you are understandably still reluctant or just can’t make it along to join a face to face class at this time you can still study remotely using our online course. The classes are available to stream as a video recording on a subscription basis with a new class made available each week and available to view for 4 weeks.
For free a taster class have a look at the free introductory class by registering here. By registering you will have a trial membership to view the introductory class to decide whether or not you’d like to study T’ai Chi with us.
If you have any difficulty signing up please don’t hesitate to drop me an email (including your name!) firstname.lastname@example.org or call me on 07712523876 for assistance.
Tai Chi Glasgow South
Based south of the River Clyde in Glasgow we are the home of Flowering Lotus Tai Chi School. We provide classes in T’ai Chi Chuan suitable for beginners and all levels. Offering tuition in the principles of Tai Chi through practice of the Cheng Man-ching Form, Push Hands, Sabre Form, Sword Form and Fencing. Chi Gong (Chi Kung) workshops also available on enquiry.
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.”