The Disciplines: Internal Martial Arts

What is Tai Chi?

Tai Chi (also pronounced taiji) is a powerful series of interconnected flowing martial techniques which originated in China that have significant and long-lasting benefits for the body and mind. The essence of Tai Chi is relaxation through gentle bending, twisting, … Read More »

Benefits of Tai Chi

What can Tai Chi do for me?
No matter what age you are, it’s never too late to do something about your health. As the Chinese classics say, “Only sick people get sick”. Tai Chi is a very gentle way … Read More »

What is Qi Gong?

Qi Gong, (Chi Gung) means “energy work”.
There are many kinds of Qi Gong, which can be roughly paraphrased as the following: “A physically energetic exercise which has a specific physical or energetic effect upon a specific part Read More »

What is Ba Gua?

Ba Gua, also known as Ba Gua Zhang, is recognised as one of the three major “internal” Chinese martial arts, including Tai Chi and Xing Yi. Of the three, Ba Gua is the most powerful because it is the … Read More »