FOLLOW STEPS is the founding member of the LONDON & UK SOUTH TAI CHI FOR HEALTH CPD GROUP, which has set up an NHS network of like minded professionals. To visit the network pages please go to:  https://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/tai-chi-for-health-and-rehabilitation-london-uk

 

FOLLOW STEPS as a member of the above  NHS CPD network plays a leading role at organising TAI CHI FOR HEALTH CPD Events/Workshops. These events/workshops are open to registered members of the London/UK South Tai Chi for health & rehabilitation CPD NHS network group.

**If you are Tai Chi instructor using Tai Chi exercises in NHS or private sector as a part of rehabilitation or you use Tai Chi as an exercise to promote physical activity and would like to join the group, please register your details and join the group by following this link.

https://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/tai-chi-for-health-and-rehabilitation-london-uk

**If you are already registered member of the group please let us know that you are coming to the selected workshop by phone or email or via the NHS network website.

 

Upcoming Events and Workshops

 

Day workshop – Moving with intent – 5 hours of CPD with Tai Chi teacher Eva Koskuba

Booking necessary, only few places available !!

https://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/tai-chi-for-health-and-rehabilitation-london-uk

 

Eva teaches Tai Chi, various types of Qigong and other aspects of Chinese internal arts focusing on health benefits. In 2006 she was accepted as a lineage disciple (20th generation of Chen style) by Master Chen Xiaowang after studying with him over twenty years.
We shall explore six external and internal harmonies which helps us to co-ordinate all aspects of one’s body and mind to develop new ways of effortless and efficient movement. The external harmonies help us to organise our body in movement and internal harmonies describe how the intent generates movements and helps to produce internal strength.

For more information about this teacher please visit : https://ciaa.org.uk

Saturday 23rd of November 2019 9:30 – 15:30, venue  West London,  Southall EDTC, UB1 2SH  contact us for more information, booking and payment

Future Plans For Events and Workshops

Full day 24 yang CPD workshop, 9:30 – 15:30, fee will apply

We will undertake further practice of this lovely and popular short Yang style form with Tai Chi Teacher leading the group.

Sun style 73 form workshop, 9:30 to 15:30, fee will apply

Due to popular demand we will undertake further practice of this lovely foundation form of the Sun style Tai Chi, this time with Tai Chi Teacher leading the group.

Past Events and Workshops

Half day workshop 73 Sun style form group practice 27/10/2018

Venue: West London, Southall, UB12SH, Ealing day treatment centre

 

Half day – Research/practical focus group -Tai Chi for postural stability – 3.5 hours of CPD with Michaela, Clare, Sue, David and group members

This workshop covered practical application of Tai Chi principles. We discussed recent, relevant and strong research backing the benefits of Tai chi for use in falls prevention as a tool to improve postural stability. 

Saturday 2nd of March 2019 
Venue: Southall EDTC, Britten Drive, Southall UB1 2SH

 

Half Day – 24 yang workshop – 3.5 hours of CPD with Michaela, David , Graham , Karen and group members

We practiced the popular 24 Yang style also known as the “Beijing” form. This practice session allowed for an opportunity to practice and learn the moves prior to attending our one day external instructor workshop later on in the year.
Saturday 13th of April 2019 
Venue: Southall EDTC

 

Day workshop – Qigong / Shibashi workshop – 5 hours of CPD with teacher Tai Chi teacher Jane Launchbury from Long water Tai Chi

www.longwatertaichi.co.uk

Currently Jane is one of only three instructors in the UK certified by Professor Lin Hou-Sheng to teach Shibashi.
This workshop was a unique opportunity to learn the authentic version of the very popular 18-move Shibashi Tai Chi Qigong set. We learned to understand the movement components and benefited greatly from Jane’s depth of knowledge and expert guidance on the day. 

Sunday 19th of May 2019 
Venue: Southall EDTC

Tai Chi for Arthritis part 2 Instructor workshop and updates with Nuala Perrin Master trainer from Tai Chi for Health Institute

www.taichiforhealthinstitute.org

Saturday 1st of June 2019
Venue: Southall EDTC

 

Full Day workshop- Introduction to Chen – 5 hours of CPD with Tai Chi Teacher Eva Koskuba

https://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/tai-chi-for-health-and-rehabilitation-london-uk

Eva teaches Tai Chi, various types of Qigong and other aspects of Chinese internal arts focusing on health benefits. In 2006 she was accepted as a lineage disciple (20th generation of Chen style) by Master Chen Xiaowang after studying with him over twenty years. We practiced Silk Reeling exercises, which are the core of Chen style tai chi. These spiralling, coiling and whirling movements exercise all the joints and help to develop connections within the body through the dantian/centre of the body. These spiralling exercises involve the whole body in one continuous movement from the soles of the feet to the fingertips.
For more information about this teacher please visit : https://ciaa.org.uk
Saturday 7th of September 2019 9:30 – 15:30, venue West London, Southall, Ealing Day Treatment Centre (EDTC) UB1 2SH

 

Half day open practice workshop with members of the group

26th of October 2019

https://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/tai-chi-for-health-and-rehabilitation-london-uk

Aim of this morning was to agree programme schedule for 2020, catch up with new members of our CPD group in person. We practiced our foundation forms in small groups allowing for sharing ideas and un-informal but focused practice between members. 

 

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