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Internal Martial Arts

The major Chinese "internal" martial arts of Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan), Baguazhang and Xingyiquan are all based on Yin-yang principles. They share sophisticated, circling body mechanics and energetics (Qi gong) which build up internal and external strength in the practitioner, leading to extremely effective martial skills. Our mind-body self-defence course draws on the strong points…
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Insight Meditation

"You are the result of what you think," the Buddha observed 2500 years ago. Today, psychology, physics, medicine and other fields of study are beginning to recognize the many, specific ways (see Research) in which our thoughts and emotions shape and impact our lives - stress, health, relationships and environment.You cannot know what is truly…
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Qigong Training

Qigong (Chi Kung) is a mind-body branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), which offers a wide range of benefits that modern Research is steadily verifying. Qigong consists of the Three Regulations of Body, Energy (Qi) and Mind, which form a complete system that in China historically included Martial, Medical and Spiritual applications. 'Self-regulation' Qigong, which…
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Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan)

Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) is at once a moving meditation, a sophisticated martial art and a powerful mind-body health system based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Immediate benefits (see Research) include improved balance (especially useful in preventing falls), posture, coordination, breathing, stamina and concentration. It is very effective in dealing with stress.…
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