New Beginners Tai Chi Classes Term 1/19


Coolangatta: Point Danger Scouts Hall, Scott Street, Tuesday, Jan 15, – 9.00am Qld time. Yang 24 Forms Tai Chi                                                             

Broadbeach: Broadbeach Senior Citizens Hall, T.E. Peters Drive,                        Tuesday, Jan 15, –  6pm, Yang 24 Forms Tai Chi, Chen Push Handa & Jin Training.                                                                7pm, Hong Chen Series 1, (Martial Class)

Burleigh Heads: St. John’s Anglican Church Hall, Park Avenue,                      Wednesday, Jan 16, 6 – 7.30pm. Hong Chen Series 1 & Applications, Jin Training. This is a Chen Taijiquan martial Arts Class.                                                                                      Thursday, Jan 17, 9am Yang Style Beijing 24.     .             

Elanora: Elanora State School Auditorium (follow the Blue Line). K.P. McGrath Drive.  Thursday, Jan 17, 6pm, Yang 24 Forms Tai Chi.

Southport: Southport Masonic Hall, 76 Nerang Street,                                               Friday, Jan 18, 9am Yang 24 Forms Tai Chi.

ENERGY EXCHANGE: All Yang Styles – $120 for 10 week term ( 1 class per week). Hong Chen Martial Class – Burleigh Hds, $200 for 10 weeks, 1½ hour class (1 class per week).  Broadbeach, $120 for 10 weeks x 1 class per week.                                    Multiple Classes: Multiple classes per week in your current form extra $80. Child to 16 years Yang Forms $100, Hong Chen $120.

The Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy offers a practical learning approach to the art of Tai Chi for both the health conscious student and the professional health person. A selection of Tai Chi styles is taught from the Beijing 24 Forms (Simplified Yang Style), Yang 40 Forms, Combination 42 Forms (consists of Yang, Chen, Wu, and Sun Styles) it is a competition style , Traditional Yang Long Forms (108), Shaolin Buddhist Taiji (Tai Chi) Form, Hong Chen Style Taijiquan Short Form, Hong Chen Taijiquan Series 1, Hong Chen Taijiquan Series 2 Cannon Fist

Personally taught by Dennis Watts, students are led through the popular Beijing 24 Forms as their first Taiji (Tai Chi) routine. It is elegant and easy to learn, and benefits the health and wellbeing of students in a relaxed, enjoyable and friendly atmosphere, giving a pleasant moving meditation experience. For the serious student, the program leads from the popular to intermediate and advanced programs.

The martial (Quan) side of the art is also taught to those who have an interest in this field. Taiji (Tai Chi) Pushing Hands and the applications of all movements from the various forms taught.

Selections of Tai Chi weapon arts are also available, including the Tai Chi Sword, Broadsword, Fan, Short Staff, Spear, Guan Dao, Two Person Staff and Two Person Taiji Sword, Chen Straight Sword.