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tai chi takes over the town

tai chi takes over the town

Southside’s free summer lunchtime Tai Chi classes at the Arcadian Centre in Birmingham City Centre have been the talk of the town these last few weeks, with coverage in the Birmingham Mail and Birmingham press, allover Twitter, as well as visits in person from Jo and Sparky from Free Radio, and hundreds of other friendly faces. We hope to see your face down there soon. All are […]

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Song of the Thirteen Postures, Unknown Author, as researched by Lee N. Scheele

Song of the Thirteen Postures, Unknown Author, as researched by Lee N. Scheele

More in the series of verses from the Tai Chi classics. This one (Song of the Thirteen Postures) is anonymous but is still widely quoted, as its wisdom is timeless. Again, remember they were boxers talking to other boxers. The Thirteen Postures should not be taken lightly; the source of the postures is in the waist. Be mindful of the interchange between insubstantial […]

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Beginners Tai Chi questions answered by Fleur

Beginners Tai Chi questions answered by Fleur

I’m back again with beginners tai chi questions. So, when you can’t get a sensible answer out of Steve then…. ASK FLEUR. Anyone can start any of our classes at any time, no matter what their ability level is. Therefore technically all of our classes are beginners tai chi classes – as well as intermediate and advanced! “Ask Fleur” is […]

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Tai Chi Form is like washing up

Tai Chi Form is like washing up

I’m often asked something like this in relation to taichi forms: “I’ve seen a film of someone who likens taiji form to the pattern of life from birth to death. Why doesn’t Steve teach this?” It is possible to find an analogy for the Tai Chi forms in almost any complex experience: for example – a trip to the shops; a game of tennis; […]

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Why can’t I remember the form

Why can’t I remember the form

At Tai Chi Stuff, we teach Tai Chi Yang Form. This question about Yang Style Tai Chi Long Form is something I get asked time and again, and it’s an entirely natural part of the learning process. If you want to know something but don’t feel able to ask in class / think it’s too silly / would like […]

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