South London Taichi offers comprehensive and graduated tuition in T’ai Chi Ch’uan. The syllabus is the Yang style syllabus of the ‘British T’ai Chi Ch’uan Association’.
Beginners start by learning Professor Cheng Man-ch’ing’s Short Form alongside Qigong, Sticking, Heartwork and Spirals (silk-reeling) exercises. Shi Ba Shi, Partner Work, Pushing-Hands, and Ta Lu are all integral part of this learning process. Students then go on to “The Welcome to Continuing Programme” to learn Yang Chengfu’s Long Form.
Prof: Cheng Man-ch’ing and his students
Welcome To South London T’ai Chi
T’ai Chi is the ancient Chinese art of moving meditation
T’ai Chi relaxes mind/body and releases stress
180 million people worldwide practice T’ai Chi every day
Other exercises dissipate your energy, while T’ai Chi accumulates it, leaving you feeling refreshed
There are many empirical research conducted by the universities and other reputable organisations around the globe in effectiveness of Taichi in maintaining and balancing a good physical and mental health.